Agrigento

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Agrigento
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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Agrigento
Location of Agrigento in Italy
Coordinates: 37°19′N 13°35′E / 37.317°N 13.583°E / 37.317; 13.583
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Province / Metropolitan cityAgrigento (AG)
FrazioniFontanelle, Giardina Gallotti, Monserrato, Montaperto, San Leone, Villaggio La Loggia, Villaggio Mosè, Villaggio Peruzzo, Villaseta
Government
 • MayorCalogero Firetto (UdC)
Area
 • Total245.32 km2 (94.72 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
(31 March 2016)
 • Total59,791
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Agrigentines, Girgintans
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
92100
Dialing code0922
Patron saintSt. Gerland (Gerlando)
Saint day25 February
WebsiteOfficial 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.