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Burgio (Agrigento Province) 70 km. from Agrigento, alt. 317 m., on a hill on the river Ventura, area 42.2 sq. km., pop. over 3500, post-code 92010, tel. 0925. Agricultural economy: citrus fruit, wheat, barley, vegetables, almonds, olive-oil.
The village developed around the ancient castle (now on via Calvario), which was possibly built by the Arabs and then rebuilt by the Normans, the Gioenis and the Colonnas.
Churches (Agrigento Diocese) include the following:
San Antonio Abate (Chiesa Madre, 12th century)
B.M.V. del Carmelo
Chiesa di San Vito (historic)
Families researched in these records include the following:ConsiglioGiarratano
Links to other sites about Burgio include:
Italian Postal Codes
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© Kathy Kirkpatrick 1997-2008
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