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Malvagna (Messina Province) is 86 km from Messina, alt. 710 m, in the eastern Nebrodi, on the southeast slopes of the Serra La Castagna, area 7 sq km, pop. 1,190, post-code 98030, tel. 0942. Agricultural economy.

Founded 1600 by Francesco Lanza, raised to a Principality in 1627. In 1928-47, together with Mojo Alcantara, it formed the commune of Lanza.

Near the village we can see an interesting early Christian chapel and, on a hill, the ruins of the Convent of San Giuseppe.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

S. Anna (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Malvagna include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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