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Metropolitan City of Palermo

The Metropolitan City of Palermo (Italian: Città metropolitana di Palermo) is an administrative division in Sicily, Italy. It replaced the former Province of Palermo on 1 January 2015.


Map of Palermo (province)

  • 1 Palermo — throbbing capital, plenty of sights
  • 2 Carini
  • 3 Castelbuono — a very pleasing town near Cefalù which is the self proclaimed capital of the madonie national park.
  • 4 Cefalù — Sicily's main beach resort, with an attractive old town
  • 5 Corleone — town, birthplace of Mafia boss Salvatore Riina and the Cosa Nostra
  • 6 Monreale — Impressive Norman cathedral above Palermo, offering great mosaics
  • 7 Petralia Sottana
  • 8 Pollina - Well preserved hilltop village with amphitheatre and great views of the coast

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  • 1 Madonie — Madonie National Park, the national Park in the Heart of Sicily
  • 2 Himera (Imera) — Greek colony, founded in 648.BC on the north coast
  • 3 Solunto — Punic ruins near Santa Flavia, Palermo
  • 4 Ustica — diving center near Palermo


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