Marineo

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Marineo
Comune
Comune di Marineo
Marineo is locatit in Italy
Marineo
Marineo
Location o Marineo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°57′N 13°25′E / 37.950°N 13.417°E / 37.950; 13.417Coordinates: 37°57′N 13°25′E / 37.950°N 13.417°E / 37.950; 13.417
Kintra Italy
Region Sicily
Province Province o Palermo (PA)
Aurie
 • Total 33.3 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Tot 6,885
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Marinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90035
Dialin code 091

Marineo (Sicilian: Marineu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, locatit aboot 20 kilometres (12 mi) sooth o Palermo. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 6,885 an a aurie o 33.3 square kilometres (12.9 sq mi).[1]

Marineo borders the follaein municipalities: Bolognetta, Cefalà Diana, Godrano, Mezzojuso, Misilmeri, Monreale, Santa Cristina Gela, Villafrati.

The toun o Marineo lees in the Eleuterio river valley, at the fuit o a rock, juist ootside the Ficuzza firth. The 17t century Mither kirk o San Ciro (featurin a ootstaundin shrine conteenin the remains o the patron saunt), the Madonna Dajna Sanctuar (1583) an the remains o the Castle. The Aircheological Museum conteens fyndins frae the Eleuterio valley. Major events include the Dimostranza di San Ciro, a fowk pantomime takkin place ivery fower years in August, an the Cunnutta, a parade o pious fowk on horseback tae celebrate the patron saunt. In September, a important internaitional poetry contest taks place.

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