Syracuse, Sicily

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Syracuse
Siracusa
Comune
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
Kintra Italy
Region Sicily
Province Syracuse (SR)
Govrenment
 • Mayor Giancarlo Garrozzo (PD)
Aurie
 • Total 204.1 km2 (78.8 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 17 m (56 ft)
Population (30 September 2011)
 • Tot 123,408
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Siracusani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96100
Dialin code 0931
Patron saunt Saunt Lucy
Saunt day 13 December
Wabsteid comune.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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