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Ali' (Messina Province) is 33 km from Messina, alt. 450 m, in the southeastern Peloritani Mountains, in the southern foothills of Monte Scuderi, in the Valley of the River Ali, area 16.7 sq km, pop. 1,042, post-code 98020, tel. 0942. Agricultural economy: citrus fruits, olives, vegetables, grapes, chestnuts.

Probably of Arab origin, the town was given in 1093 by Roger, Count of Sicily, to the Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

St. Agata (Chiesa Madre, dates from 1582)

Families researched in these records include the following:

Links to other sites about Ali' 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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