Lercara Friddi

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Lercara Friddi
Comune di Lercara Friddi
Lercara Friddi is locatit in Italy
Lercara Friddi
Lercara Friddi
Location o Lercara Friddi in Italy
Coordinates: 37°45′N 13°36′E / 37.750°N 13.600°E / 37.750; 13.600
Kintra Italy
Region Sicily
Province Palermo (PA)
 • Mayor Gaetano Licata
 • Total 37.3 km2 (14.4 sq mi)
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (Jan. 2008)[1]
 • Tot 7,099
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lercaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90025
Dialin code 091
Patron saunt Holy Mary o Constantinople
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Lercara Friddi is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, locatit aboot 45 kilometres (28 mi) sootheast o Palermo.

Foondit in 1595 by local feudataries, it is on the slopes o Madore Hill, atween the valleys o Fiumetorto an Platani rivers. In the past it wis a important minin centre, the anerly ane in the province o Palermo whaur sulphur wis excavatit.

On 25 Dizember 1893, eleiven fowk wur killed in the Lercara Friddi massacre durin the Fasci Siciliani uprisin efter a rally o peasants an sulphur miners that asked for the abolition o taxes an better wirkin condeetions.[2]

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  1. Aw demographics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. (in Italian) Natale 1893, la strage di Lercara, La Sicilia, December 31, 2010

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