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Antillo (Messina Province) is a hill town (480 m) 49 km from Messina. It is in the Peloritani, in the Montagna Grande area. It has a population of over 1,000 in an area of 43.4 sq km. The postal code is 98030 and the telephone prefix is 0942. It has an agricultural economy (walnuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts, olives, mushrooms, and grapes).

This town was a ward of Savoca until 1846 when it became an autonomous community.

The photographs are courtesy of Adriano Smiroldo. Many thanks!!

Outside the church of Antillo with Maria S.S Della Providenza

Madonna Procession
The town patron Maria S.S della Providenza

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:
S. Maria Della Provvidenza (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Antillo 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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