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Comune di Messina
Natural harbour in Messina
Natural harbour in Messina
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan ceety Messina (ME)
Founded 757 BC
 • Mayor Renato Accorinti
 • Total 213,75 km2 (8,253 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (30 Juin 2014)
 • Tot 240,890
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Messinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98121-98168
Dialin code 090
Patron saint Madonna o baith the Letter
Saint day 3 Juin
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Messina Aboot this soond listen  (Italian pronunciation: [mesˈsiːna], Sicilian: Missina, Laitin: Messana, frae Greek: Μεσσήνα, Messena, Arabic: مسينة‎‎, Messini) is a historic ceety in Sicily, the caipital o baith the Province o Messina. The ceety is notit for its rich history, cultur, airchitectur an gastronomy, playin an important role throughoot muckle o its existence; it is ower 2,700 years auld. Messina is locatit in the northeast o the island o Sicily, richt bi the Strait o Messina.

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