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San Biagio Platani (Agrigento Province) is 42 km. from Agrigento, alt. 416 m., in the mid-valley of the River Platani, area 42.4 sq. km., pop. over 4100, post-code 92020, tel. 0922. Economy: traditional agriculture.
The town was founded by Giovanni Battista Gerardi in 1648.
The town has a regular layout, with two intersecting main streets, Viale della Vittoria and Corso Umberto.
In Easter week, this town is decorated with high, brightly colored arches over the streets. They are very impressive!
Churches (Agrigento Diocese) include the following:
San Biagio (Chiesa Madre, 18th century)
Chiesa del Carmine (18th century, historic)
Families researched in these records include the following:AllessoAllettoBarcellanaBrunoCaldaroneCannovaCavaleriChiapparoDiFrancoFranciamoreLabbruzzoMarlettoMarrottaPalumboParisiSantoroSavarino
Links to other sites about San Biagio Platani include:
San Biagio Platani
Italian Postal Codes
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.
© Kathy Kirkpatrick 1997-2008
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