Raddusa

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Raddusa
Comune
Comune di Raddusa
Raddusa is located in Italy
Raddusa
Raddusa
Location of Raddusa in Italy
Coordinates: 37°28′N 14°32′E / 37.467°N 14.533°E / 37.467; 14.533Coordinates: 37°28′N 14°32′E / 37.467°N 14.533°E / 37.467; 14.533
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Metropolitan city Catania (CT)
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Allegra
Area
 • Total 23.3 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (31 December 2014)[1]
 • Total 3,174
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Raddusani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95040
Dialing code 095
Website Official website

Raddusa is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Catania near the lake Ogliastro.

Raddusa borders the following municipalities: Aidone, Assoro, Piazza Armerina, Castel di Judica, Ramacca.

Economy[edit]

The main business of the town is based on agriculture, mainly of cereals, therefore, it is named "The City of Grain" and every year in September for three days the citizen gather in the town center to celebrate their traditional Festa del Grano or Grain's Feast to remember the local traditions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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