Ragusa, Sicily

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Ragusa
Città di Ragusa
Panorama o Ragusa Ibla
Panorama o Ragusa Ibla
Ragusa within the homonym province
Ragusa within the homonym province
Ragusa is locatit in Italy
Ragusa
Ragusa
Location o Ragusa in Italy
Coordinates: 36°56′N 14°45′E / 36.933°N 14.750°E / 36.933; 14.750
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceRagusa (RG)
FrazioniMarina di Ragusa, San Giacomo Bellocozzo
Govrenment
 • MayorFederico Piccitto
Area
 • Total442.6 km2 (170.9 sq mi)
Elevation
520 m (1,710 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2012)[1]
 • Tot73,288
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ragusani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
97100
Dialin code0932
Patron sauntSt. John the Baptist (Ragusa)
St. George (Ragusa Ibla)
Saunt dayJune 24
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Late Baroque Touns o the Val di Noto (Sooth-Eastren Sicily)
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iv, v
Reference1024
Inscription2002 (20th Session)

Ragusa (Italian: [raˈɡuːza], Aboot this soondlisten ; Sicilian: Rausa; Laitin: Ragusia) is a ceety an comune in soothren Italy. It is the caipital o the province o Ragusa, on the island o Sicily, wi 73,288 indwallers in 2016.[1] It is biggit on a wide limestane hill atween twa deep valleys, Cava San Leonardo an Cava Santa Domenica. Thegither wi seiven ither ceeties in the Val di Noto, it is pairt o a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 (in Italian) Soorce: Istat 2016