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Comune di Troina
Troina is located in Italy
Location o Troina in Italy
Coordinates: 37°47′N 14°36′E / 37.783°N 14.600°E / 37.783; 14.600
ProvinceEnna (EN)
 • MayorCostantino Carchiolo
 • Total163.083 km2 (62.967 sq mi)
1121 m (3,678 ft)
 • Total9,795
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0935
Patron sauntSt. Sylvester
Saunt dayJune 3
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Troina (Sicilian: Traina) is a toun an comune in the province o Enna, Sicily, Italy. It is locatit in the Nebrodi Pairk.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Excavations hae pruivit that the aurie o Troina wis settled as early as the 7t millennium BC (a ferm datin frae that period, an a later necropolis). O the Greek toun (maist likely kent as Engyon) pairts o the 4t century BC waws remain, while frae the Roman age are baths. Efter the faw o the Wastern Roman Empire it wis a Byzantine stranghauld an durin the Islamic period the releegious an moral caipital o the Greek an Christian orthodox pairt o Sicily; Roger I o Sicily haed in its castle (which he captured in 1061) a stairt base o his conquest o the island an aw.

Durin Warld War II, Troina wis the seat o a battle atween the Allees an the Axis forces. The toun wis maistly destroyed durin the sax-day fechtin (Julie 31-August 6, 1943).

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Troina is twinned wi:

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Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The World Gazetteer". Archived frae the original on 10 Februar 2013. Retrieved 24 Februar 2007.

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