Salaparuta

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Salaparuta
Comune di Salaparuta
Salaparuta is locatit in Italy
Salaparuta
Salaparuta
Location o Salaparuta in Italy
Coordinates: 37°45′N 13°0′E / 37.750°N 13.000°E / 37.750; 13.000
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceTrapani (TP)
Govrenment
 • MayorRosario Drago (syne 14 Juin 2004)
Area
 • Total41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation
171 m (561 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot1,781
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Salitani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
91020
Dialin code0924
Patron sauntSt. Joseph
Saunt day19 March

Salaparuta is a toun an comune in soothwastren Sicily, Italy, in the valley o the Belice river, admeenistratively pairt o the province o Trapani. It haed 1,781 indwallers as o 2007.

In 1968 the oreeginal steid o the toun wis near epicentre o the Belice earthquake.[1] As a result, Salaparuta wis completely destroyed an rebuilt no far frae the oreeginal location. The current Salaparuta is still hame tae mony o the citizens o the auld toun.

Salaparuta is popularly kent for its Salaparuta DOC wine production, the main income soorce for the toun an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Day the Earth Shook, Time Magazine, January 26, 1968