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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.

Catania
Comune di Catania
Banner o Catania
Banner
Coat o airms o Catania
Coat o airms
Catania is locatit in Italy
Catania
Catania
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
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceCatania (CT)
FrazioniSan Giovanni Galermo
Govrenment
 • MayorRaffaele Stancanelli
Area
 • Total180.88 km2 (69.84 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2011)
 • Tot291,274
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Catanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95100
Dialin code095
Patron sauntSt. Agatha
Saunt day5 Februar
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Twin touns – sister ceetiesEedit

Catania is twinned wi: