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Raddusa (Catania Province) is 62 km from Catania, alt. 350 m, in the hill region between the Rivers Dittaino and Gornalunga, area 23.3 sq km, pop. over 4000, post-code 95040, tel. 095. Economy: agriculture, chalk quarries, sulphurous and saline waters.
This village was part of Ramacca until 1861. It was a fief of the Gravina and the Paterno-Castello families, who were Barons of Raddusa.

Churches (Caltagirone Diocese) include the following:
Immacolata Concezione (Chiesa Madre)

On March 19 is the Festa of San Giuseppe. There is a festival of the harvesting of wheat in September.

Links to sites with more about Raddusa include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Catania Provincia
Sicilian Net

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