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Palazzo Adriano (Palermo Province) is 88 km. from Palermo, alt. 696 m., in the upper valley of the River Sosio, area 129.3 sq. km., pop. over 2700. Post-code is 90030, tel. 091. Economy: agriculture, cheese, wool.
Founded in the second half of the 15th century by Greek-Albanian(Arberesh) refugees whose language and traditions have been preserved by their descendants.
Of interest is the octagonal fountain (1600) in the Piazza Grande. The Palazzo Dava is now the Town Hall.
Churches (Piana degli Albanesi Diocese) include the following:
Families researched in these records include the following:
Links to other sites about Palazzo Adriano include:
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