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Grammichele, Province of Catania, Sicilia

Grammichele is situated 15 km west of Caltagirone. Three streets starting from the public square divide the town into six quarters.

Info

  • Altitude: 520 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 13,000 inhabitants in 2010
  • Zip/postal code: 95042
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0933
  • Patron Saint: St. Michele Arcangelo, celebrated on 29 Spetember; Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, celebrated on 8 May

History

After the earthquake of 1693, the city was reconstructed to give hospitality to the survivors of the destroyed Occhiolà.