ethnic group indigenous to the Italian island of Sicily

Sicilians (Sicilian: Siciliani) are the people native to the island of Sicily, an autonomous region of Italy.

Sicilians Siciliani
Total population
11 million (est.)
Regions with significant populations
Sicily – ~ 5 million
Sicilian, Italian, Gallo-Italic of Sicily, Arbëresh
Related ethnic groups
Italians, Maltese and Greeks

Sicilians are a people of mixed origin, as a result of the island's history. They have their own language many still speak, Sicilian. After the unification of Italy, Sicilians have been part of the country living in an autonomous region, which is also the fourth most populated of all Italy's regions.

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