Agrigento

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Agrigento
Comune
Città di Agrigento
Agrigento as seen from the Temple of Hera (Juno) in the Valley of the Temples.
Agrigento as seen from the Temple of Hera (Juno) in the Valley of the Temples.
Motto(s): Signat Agrigentum mirabilis aula gigantum
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Location of Agrigento in Italy
Coordinates: 37°19′N 13°35′E / 37.317°N 13.583°E / 37.317; 13.583
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Agrigento (AG)
Frazioni Fontanelle, Giardina Gallotti, Monserrato, Montaperto, San Leone, Villaggio La Loggia, Villaggio Mosè, Villaggio Peruzzo, Villaseta
Government
 • Mayor Calogero Firetto (UdC)
Area
 • Total 245.32 km2 (94.72 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (31 March 2016)
 • Total 59,791
 • Density 243.727/km2 (631.249/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Agrigentines, Girgintans
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 92100
Dialing code 0922
Patron saint St. Gerland (Gerlando)
Saint day 25 February
Website Official website

Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti) is a city in the region of Sicily in southern Italy. It is also the capital of the Province of Agrigento. There are many relics there from the ancient Greeks and the Roman empire.