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Gibellina, Province of Trapani, Sicily

Gibellina is situated in the Belice mountains of central Sicily, an area which was severely hit by an earthquake in 1968, and the old town was almost completely abandoned. The new city, Gibellina Nuova, was rebuilt some 20 km far.

Info

  • Population: about 4,500 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 91024
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0924

What to see

  • The Ruderi di Gibellina (as the ruins of the city are now referred to) remained just as it was after the earthquake, actually a ghost-town.