Misilmeri

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Misilmeri
Comune di Misilmeri
Misilmeri is locatit in Italy
Misilmeri
Misilmeri
Location o Misilmeri in Italy
Coordinates: 38°2′5″N 13°27′5″E / 38.03472°N 13.45139°E / 38.03472; 13.45139
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvincePalermo (PA)
FrazioniGibilrossa, Portella di Mare
Govrenment
 • MayorPietro D'Aì
Area
 • Total69 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation
129 m (423 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)
 • Tot28,074
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Misilmeresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90036
Dialin code091
Patron sauntSan Giusto
Saunt dayLast Sunday of August
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Misilmeri (Sicilian: Musulumeli) is a town and comune in the province o Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) frae Palermo an its name means "the restin place or the messuage o the Emir", an dates frae the Muslim emirate o Sicily age. The veelage rose aroond a castle (the day kent as Castello dell'Emiro, or "Castle o the Emir") foondit bi emir Jafar II (998-1019).

The population is approximately 28,000 fowk. Misilmeri is locatit in the Eleuterio Valley on the soothren slopes o Montagna Grande.

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