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Sicilia

Italiano Sicilia - Regione Sicilia

La Sicilia è una regione autonoma a statuto speciale, facente parte dell'Italia insulare. Coi suoi 25.710 km² è la regione più estesa d'Italia, nonché la più grande isola del Mar Mediterraneo. È abitata da circa 5.1 milioni di persone, ed ha come capoluogo Palermo. È una delle mete turistiche più importanti d'Italia e nel Settecento era l'ultima tappa del Grand Tour, il viaggio che i giovani aristocratici inglesi compivano in Europa per istruirsi.

Sicilianu Sicilia - Riggiuni Sicilia

La Sicilia è n'ìsula taliana ntô Mari Miditirràniu. Si stenni pi 25,708 km² di supirfici e havi 5.098.034 abbitanti (1998). È la cchiù granni riggiuni d'Italia e rapprisenta un dudicèsimu di lu tirritoriu talianu. Cci nni càmpanu circa 5,1 milioni di persuni. Lu nùmmuru d'abbitanti è lu terzu cchiù àutu di tutti li riggiuna di l'Italia. Havi na dinzitati di pupulazzioni di 198 abbitanti p'ogni km². Palermu è la capitali cu na pupulazzioni di quasi 700.000 abbitanti. La Sicilia si cumponi di 9 pruvincî e havi un tutali di 390 cumuna di li quali 199, lu 51%, hannu menu di 5.000 abbitanti. La pupulazzioni risidenti nta sti cumuna cu menu di 5.000 abbitanti rapprisenta lu 10% di tutta la pupulazzioni dâ riggiuni.

English Sicily - Region of Sicily
Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. miles) and five million inhabitants. It lies north of ► Tunisia and ► Malta.
Other languages Deutsch: Sizilien ist die größte Insel im Mittelmeer. Sie liegt südwestlich vor der „Stiefelspitze“ der Apennin-Halbinsel, und ihr Westende ist nur 160 km von der Küste Tunesiens entfernt. Politisch bildet Sizilien gemeinsam mit einigen kleineren Inseln eine autonome Region der Republik Italien und ist in neun Provinzen mit insgesamt 390 Gemeinden aufgeteilt. Hauptstadt ist Palermo. Weitere Informationen unter de:Portal:Sizilien.
Français: La Sicile est une région autonome d'Italie et la plus grande île de la Méditerranée. Outre l'italien qui est la langue officielle, la plupart des habitants parlent aussi le sicilien, langue d'origine latine avec des influences arabe, germanique, espagnole, française et italienne. À l'intérieur même du dialecte Sicilien, on trouve d'autres dialectes, différents suivant les endroits de la Sicile. Sa capitale est la ville de Palerme.

Short name Sicily
Official  name Region of Sicily
Status Autonomous region of ► Italy
Capital Palermo
Palermu
Population 5,017,212 inhabitants
Area 25,708 km²
Major  languages Italian, Sicilian
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Sicily, Geography of Sicily, History of Sicily and Politics of Sicily
More  images Sicily - Sicily (Category).

General maps

Sicily topo.png Topographic map
Freeworldmaps-sicily.jpg Physical map
Provinces of Sicily map.png Provinces of Sicily

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Sicily, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Sicily.

Greek-Colonisation-of-Sicily-bjs-1.jpg Greek Coloniation of Sicily
Regno di Sicilia 1154.svg Kingdom of Sicily in 1154
Aragonese Empire.PNG Sicily as part of Aragon
Map operation husky landing.jpg Invasion of Sicily in World War II

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

Ignaziodanti sizilien.jpg Map of Sicily by Ignazio Danti (16th century)
Historical-map-of-Sicily-bjs-1.jpg Map of Sicily by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638)
Meyers b14 s1002a.jpg Map of Sicily from Meyers Konversationslexikon (1888)

Other maps

Regione ecclesiastica Sicilia.png Ecclesiastical region of Sicily
Dialetti italiani meridionali estremi 2.svg Sicilian language

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