Troina

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Troina
Comune
Comune di Troina
Troina - Panorama.JPG
Troina is located in Italy
Troina
Troina
Location of Troina in Italy
Coordinates: 37°47′N 14°36′E / 37.783°N 14.600°E / 37.783; 14.600
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan ceety Enna (EN)
Govrenment
 • Mayor Costantino Carchiolo
Aurie
 • Tot 163.083 km2 (62.967 sq mi)
Elevation 1,121 m (3,678 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Tot 9,795
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Troinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 94018
Dialin code 0935
Patron saint St. Sylvester
Saint day June 3
Wabsteid Offeecial 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 oreeginal on 2013-02-10. Retrieved 2007-02-24. 

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