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Lascari
Comune di Lascari
Lascari is locatit in Italy
Lascari
Lascari
Location o Lascari in Italy
Coordinates: 38°0′N 13°56′E / 38.000°N 13.933°E / 38.000; 13.933Coordinates: 38°0′N 13°56′E / 38.000°N 13.933°E / 38.000; 13.933
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceProvince o Palermo (PA)
Area
 • Total10.4 km2 (4.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Tot3,305
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lascaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90010
Dialin code0921
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Lascari (Sicilian: Làscari) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, locatit aboot 50 kilometres (31 mi) east o Palermo. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 3,305 an a aurie o 10.4 square kilometres (4.0 sq mi).[1]

Lascari borders the follaein municipalities: Campofelice di Roccella, Cefalù, Collesano, Gratteri.

Demographic evolution[eedit | eedit soorce]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lascari is no a vera auld veelage. In 1693 a group o peasants muivit frae Gratteri in the muntains, tae a zone near the sea. They began tae build hooses aroond a existin bell touer. Baron Gaetano Ventimiglia gae the new hamlet the name o Lascari, in honor o his strynd frae the strain o Lascari's emperors o Constantinople. In 1840 Lascari became unthirld frae Gratteri an in 1890 the richt tae a territory wis grantit but anerly in 1924 the toun obtained it. The day the territory is aboot 10.4 square kilometres (4.0 sq mi) wi a population o 3,500. Lascari is locatit 50 kilometres (31 mi) east o Palermo, the caipital ceety o Sicily. Durin these last years a lot o detached or semi-detached hooses hae been built near the beaches, so in the simmer a lot o holiday-makers come here frae Palermo or ither touns in the centre o Sicily. The toun haw is in "Aldo Moro" square.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aw demographics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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