Sicily

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Sicily
Sicilia
Region of Italy

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Coordinates: 37°36′N 14°10′E / 37.6°N 14.167°E / 37.6; 14.167Coordinates: 37°36′N 14°10′E / 37.6°N 14.167°E / 37.6; 14.167
Country Italy
Capital Palermo
Government
 • President Raffaele Lombardo (MpA)
Area
 • Total 25,708 km2 (9,926 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 5,029,683
 • Density 195.647/km2 (506.722/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 83 billion (2006)
NUTS Region ITG
Website www.regione.sicilia.it

Sicily[p] is the largest island in the Mediterranean. Along with some smaller islands it is an autonomous region of Italy. The capital city of Sicily is Palermo. The population was about 5,087,000 (over 5 million) in 2004. Sicily is the biggest region in the nation of Italy.

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[p] - The word "Sicily" is pronounced as "Siss-uh-lee".

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