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Pietraperzia (Enna Province) is 34 km from Enna, alt. 476 m, on a rocky spur, in the mid-valley of the Southern Imera River (Salso), area 117.7 sq km, pop. 8,071, post-code 94016, tel. 0934. agriculture economy.
The ancient Caulonia, according to some scholars, was located in this area. The modern town developed in the Middle Ages around an Arab fortification, later restructured by the Normans. It was a fief of the Barresis and the Brancifortes.
Of interest is the Town Hall (formerly a Dominican convent), the Neo-Gothic style Palazzo Tortorici (early 20th Century), and the Castle (built by the Arabs)
Churches (Piazza Armerina Diocese) include the following:
Families researched in these records include the following:
Links to other sites about Pietraperzia include:
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