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Monforte San Giorgio (Messina Province) is 38 km from Messina, alt. 287 m, in the northern Peloritani, at the foot of a rocky highland between the Rivers Niceto and Monforte, area 32.3 sq km, pop. 3,212, post-code 98041, tel. 090. Economy: limited agriculture, limestone and coalmining.

The town developed around the castle - some ruins still remain - built by Frederick II by Swabia.

As a feud it belonged to, among others, the Alagnas, the Valguarneras and the Moncadas.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

S. Giorgio Martire (Chiesa Madre)
S. Cuore Di Gesu'
S. Maria Di Crispino (Pellegrino - suburb of Monforte San Giorgio)

Links to other sites about Monforte San Giorgio 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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