Syracuse, Sicily

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Syracuse

Siracusa
Comune di Siracusa
Ortygia island, whaur Syracuse wis foondit in auncient Greek times. Moont Etna is veesible in the distance.
Ortygia island, whaur Syracuse wis foondit in auncient Greek times. Moont Etna is veesible in the distance.
Syracuse is locatit in Italy
Syracuse
Syracuse
Location o Syracuse in Italy
Coordinates: 37°05′N 15°17′E / 37.083°N 15.283°E / 37.083; 15.283
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceSyracuse (SR)
Govrenment
 • MayorGiancarlo Garrozzo (PD)
Area
 • Total204.1 km2 (78.8 sq mi)
Elevation17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2011)
 • Tot123,408
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Siracusani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
96100
Dialin code0931
Patron sauntSaunt Lucy
Saunt day13 December
Wabsteidcomune.siracusa.it

Syracuse (/ˈsɪrəˌkjuːs, -ˌkjuːz/; Italian: Siracusa, pronounced [siraˈkuːza] ( listen); Sicilian: Sarausa; Laitin: Syrācūsae; Auncient Greek: Συράκουσαι, Syrakousai;[2] medieval Greek: Συρακοῦσαι) is a heestoric ceety in Sicily, the caipital o the province o Syracuse.

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