|Comune di Savoca|
|Metropolitan city||Messina (ME)|
|Frazioni||Botte, Cantidati, Contura, Cucco, Mancusa, Mortilla, Rina, Rogani, Romissa, Scorsonello, San Francesco di Paola|
|• Mayor||Antonino Bartolotta|
|• Total||9.08 km2 (3.51 sq mi)|
|Elevation||330 m (1,080 ft)|
(31 August 2017)
|• Density||190/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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History[change | change source]
The history of the area goes back to the Romans. The region became part of the Kingdom of Sicily in the 12th century. There was cultural and economic prosperity from the 15th to 18th century and decline since the 19th century. More people have been moving to the coastal regions of Sicily. Tourism has slowed down the decline. The town is part of the I Borghi più belli d'Italia. This is a collection of historic towns for tourism. The town has many historic buildings. Some notable buildings are castle Pentefur, old Town Hall, Archimandrite Palace, Church of San Michele and Church of San Nicolò.
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References[change | change source]
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Homepage". I Borghi più Belli d'Italia (in Italian). Retrieved 2022-07-12.
- "Sicily, Savoca | Visit Sicily official page". Visit Sicily. 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2022-07-12.