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Valdina (Messina Province) is 34 km from Messina, alt. 213 m, in the hinterland of the Gulf of Patti, in the foothills of the northern Peloritani, area 2.8 sq km, pop. 1,287, post-code 98040, tel. 090. Economy: agriculture, brickworks.

Founded by Giovanni Rocca under the Aragonese; its present name honors the memory of Andrea Valdina.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

S. Pancrazio (Chiesa Madre)
S. Giovanni Battista (Fondachello - suburb of Valdina)

Links to other sites about Valdina 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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