Province of Agrigento


Province of Agrigento

Infobox_ProvinceIT
fullname = Province of Agrigento
name = Agrigento
region = Sicily
capital = Agrigento
commune = 43
area = 3,042
population_as_of = (2001)
population = 447,684
populationdensity = 147
vehicle = AG
postal_code =
telephone_prefix = 0922, 0925
ISTAT = 083
president = Vincenzo Fontana




Agrigento ( _it. Provincia di Agrigento; Sicilian: "Pruvincia di Girgenti") is a province in the autonomous island region of Sicily in Italy. Its capital is the city of Agrigento.

It has an area of 3,042 km², and a total population of 448,053 (2001). There are 43 comunes (Italian: "comuni") in the province (see Comunes of the Province of Agrigento).

The most important cities are Sciacca, Canicattì, Favara, Licata and Porto Empedocle.

External links

* [http://www.provincia.agrigento.it/ Official website]
* [http://sicilia.indettaglio.it/eng/provincie/ag/provag.html Pictures, history, tourism, gastronomy, books, local products, local surnames, transportation in the province of Agrigento]
* [http://www.thesicilysite.com/Pages/Agrigento.htm www.TheSicilySite.com has pictures of Agrigento and links to pages with information about local towns and the Almond Blossom festival]


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