Italian provinces and municipalities - Useful information and tour guide
- 43 Italian municipalities
- Population: 442.049 inhabitants
- Surface: 3.045,06 sq km
- Density: 145 inhabitants per square km
It faces south on the Channel Siciliae west borders with the Province of Trapani, on the north by the Province of Palermo and north-east with the Province of Caltanissetta.
Akragas (namesake river that passes through the territory) was founded in 581 BC as Doric colony of Rodii of Gela.
It is an active commercial center today.
The urban area is divided into a modern part and an ancient part that coincides with the Valley of the Temples, testimony of the ancient splendor of the city.
The Agrigentini along with Syracuse in the fifth century BC objected successfully to the Carthaginians, who later succumbed however.
The city was conquered by the Romans and took the name of Agrigentum.
He declined under the Byzantines and by the Arabs who called Girgenti in AD 827
From the fourteenth century he followed the fate of Sicily.
Provinces where the territory is currently divided