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Montemaggiore Belsito (Palermo Province) is a hill town about 80 km. from Palermo, alt. 517 m., on the western Madonie, on the northwest face of the Monte Roccelito, area 31.83 sq. km., with a population of over 4,000. Post-code is 90020, tel. 091. Agricultural economy (cereals, vegetables).
An ancient fief, it belonged to the Termine family from Norman times. The town started growing in the 17th century.
Churches (Cefalu Diocese) include the following:
Families researched in those records include the following:
Links to other sites about Montemaggiore Belsito include:
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