Pantelleria (Sicilian: Pantiddirìa), the auncient Cossyra (Maltese: Qawsra, nou Pantellerija), is an Italian island in the Strait o Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea, 100 km (62.1 mi) soothwast o Sicily an juist 60 km (37.3 mi) east o the Tunisie coast. Admeenistratively Pantelleria is a comune belangin tae the Sicilian province o Trapani. Wi an aurie o 83 km2 (32 sq mi), it is the lairgest volcanic satellite island o Sicily.

Pantelleria
Comune di Pantelleria
Panorama o Pantelleria
Panorama o Pantelleria
Coat of airms o Pantelleria
Coat airms
Pantelleria is locatit in Italy
Pantelleria
Pantelleria
Location o Pantelleria in Italy
Coordinates: 36°50′N 11°57′E / 36.833°N 11.950°E / 36.833; 11.950
KintraItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceTrapani (TP)
FrazioniBalata dei Turchi, Buccuram, Bugeber, Campobello, Contrada Venedise, Cufurá, Gadir, Garitte Karuscia, Kamma, Karuscia, Khaddiuggia, Khamma di Fuori, Madonna delle Grazie, Martingana, Reckhale, San Michele, Santa Chiara, San Vito, Scauri, Scauri Basso, Sciuvechi, Sibà, Sopra Gadir, Tracino, Villaggio Tre Pietre
Govrenment
 • MayorSalvatore Gabriele
Area
 • Total83 km2 (32 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (30 Aprile 2009)
 • Total7,729
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Panteschi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
91017
Dialin code0923
Patron sauntSt. Fortunatus
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

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