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Comune di Marineo
Marineo is located in Italy
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
ProvinceProvince o Palermo (PA)
 • Total33.3 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
550 m (1,800 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total6,885
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code091

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