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Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti) is a city in the region of Sicily in southern Italy. It is also the capital of the Province of Agrigento. There are many relics there from the ancient Greeks and the Roman empire.

Agrigento
Città di Agrigento
Agrigento as seen from the Temple of Hera (Juno) in the Valley of the Temples.
Agrigento as seen from the Temple of Hera (Juno) in the Valley of the Temples.
Motto(s): 
Signat Agrigentum mirabilis aula gigantum
Location of Agrigento
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Location of Agrigento in Italy
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Agrigento (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°19′N 13°35′E / 37.317°N 13.583°E / 37.317; 13.583
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceAgrigento (AG)
FrazioniFontanelle, Giardina Gallotti, Monserrato, Montaperto, San Leone, Villaggio La Loggia, Villaggio Mosè, Villaggio Peruzzo, Villaseta
Government
 • MayorCalogero Firetto (UdC)
Area
 • Total245.32 km2 (94.72 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total59,329
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Agrigentines, Girgintans
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
92100
Dialing code0922
Patron saintSt. Gerland (Gerlando)
Saint day25 February
WebsiteOfficial website


  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.