Italian provinces and municipalities - Useful information and tour guide
- 20 Italian municipalities
- Population: 168.052 inhabitants
- Surface: 2.562,10 sq km
- Density: 65 inhabitants per square km
It is the only Sicilian province that is landlocked.
It is bordered to the north by the Province of Messina, on the west by the provinces of Palermo and Caltanissetta, on the east by the Province of Catania and south again to Caltanissetta and Catania.
It seems incredible that in Sicily, place par excellence of beaches and burning sun, is the capital of the highest province of Italy.
Well, Enna, with its 948 meters of altitude, owns this record.
Of ancient origins, probably inhabited by the Sicani even before that Sicilians, in Roman times it was the cradle of the historical slave revolt led by the Syrian Euno, while two millennia later opposed the Bourbons and supported Garibaldi.
It is a severe, fortified and turreted city, like many surrounding towns: Calascibetta, Leonforte, Assoro, Agira, centuripe, Regalbuto, Pietraperzia.
Prominent boast of Piazza Armerina it is the rural dwelling called Romana del Casale villa, inserted in the World Heritage List UNESCO, dating back to the end of the third century AD, built on several levels, with baths and mosaics come to us in conditions of rare integrity.
Equally precious, in an area populated since the Bronze Age, i excavations of Morgantina, founded by the king of Morgeti - hence the name - and then colonized by the Greeks and Romans, and the famous Goddess of Morgantina exposed to Museum of Aidone.
Provinces where the territory is currently divided