Paceco

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Paceco
Città di Paceco
Paceco is locatit in Italy
Paceco
Paceco
Location o Paceco in Italy
Coordinates: 37°59′N 12°33′E / 37.983°N 12.550°E / 37.983; 12.550
KintraItaly
RegionSicily Sicily
ProvinceTrapani (TP)
FrazioniDattilo, Nubia
Govrenment
 • MayorAntonio Giuseppe Plaja (since 10 Juin 2003)
Area
 • Total58 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation
36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2004)
 • Total11,110
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pacecoti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
91027
Dialin code0923
Patron sauntSt. Catherine of Alexandria
Saunt dayNovember 25
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Paceco (Sicilian: Pacecu) is a toun an comune in Wastren Sicily, Italy, admeenistratively pairt o the province o Trapani, locatit nearbi the Trapani ceety aurie (a distance o 5 km). It haes 11,110 indwallers as o 2004.

Paceco is a sma rural centre: amang its agricultural products thare are melons, cereals, olives, grapes, an cheese dairy products. In Paceco are present some sheep-breedins an aw.

The centre wis foondit in 1607 bi the marquis Placido Fardella. The toun is housomeivver namit efter his wife, Teresa Paceco o Vigliena. Conceivit in conformity wi a meditatit urban scheme, Paceco's installation is a mesh perfectly orthogonal wi some rectangular isolatit (ippodomea plan), vera recurrent in the inhabitit places o the 17t century.

Local monuments include the Cathedral Kirk, consecratit tae the SS. Crucifix, biggit in 1623 an placit in the main piazza o the centre. Recently the kirk haes been entirely restored in order tae mak it regain the oreeginal beauty. In addition, thare are the kirks o Porto Salvo, Santo Padre, an Santa Lucia.

The ceety is connectit via bus services frae the neebourin ceety o Trapani.