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Pagliara (Messina Province) is 34 km from Messina, alt. 200 m, at the southern extremity of the Peloritani, on a rocky highland on the left bank of the Pagliara torrent , area 14.6 sq km, pop. 1,408, post-code 98020, tel. 0942. Agricultural economy.

In the Middle Ages it was a hamlet known as Palearia belonging to the Savoca fief, under the seignory of the Archimandrite of Messina.

Pagliara was part of the commune of Roccalumera until 1914.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

Santi Pietro e Paolo (Chiesa Madre)
S. Giovanni Battista (Locadi - suburb of Pagliara)
S. Francesco Di Paolo (Rocchenere - suburb of Pagliara)

Links to other sites about Pagliara 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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