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Messina
Comune di Messina
Natural harbour in Messina
Natural harbour in Messina
Messina is locatit in Italy
Messina
Messina
Location o Messina in Italy
Coordinates: 38°11′N 15°33′E / 38.183°N 15.550°E / 38.183; 15.550Coordinates: 38°11′N 15°33′E / 38.183°N 15.550°E / 38.183; 15.550
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceMessina (ME)
Foondit757 BC
Govrenment
 • MayorRenato Accorinti
Area
 • Total213,75 km2 (8,253 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (30 Juin 2014)
 • Tot240,890
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Messinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
98121-98168
Dialin code090
Patron sauntMadonna o baith the Letter
Saunt day3 Juin
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Messina Aboot this soondlisten  (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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