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Catania Aboot this soondlisten  (pronounced [kaˈtaːnja], Greek: ΚατάνηKatáni; Laitin: Catăna an Catĭna) is an Italian ceety on the east coast o Sicily facin the Ionian Sea, atween Messina an Syracuse. It is the caipital o the eponymous province, an wi 298,957 inhabitants it is the seicont-lairgest ceety in Sicily an the tent in Italy.

Comune di Catania
Banner o Catania
Catania is locatit in Italy
Location o Catania in Italy
Coordinates: 37°30′0″N 15°5′25″E / 37.50000°N 15.09028°E / 37.50000; 15.09028Coordinates: 37°30′0″N 15°5′25″E / 37.50000°N 15.09028°E / 37.50000; 15.09028
Kintra Italy
Region Sicily
Province Catania (CT)
Frazioni San Giovanni Galermo
 • Mayor Raffaele Stancanelli
 • Total 180.88 km2 (69.84 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)
 • Tot 291,274
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Catanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95100
Dialin code 095
Patron saunt St. Agatha
Saunt day 5 Februar
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Twin touns – sister ceetiesEedit

Catania is twinned wi: