|Comune di Buscemi|
Location of Buscemi in Italy
|Coordinates: 37°05′N 14°53′E / 37.083°N 14.883°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Syracuse (SR)|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Giansiracusa|
|• Total||51 km2 (20 sq mi)|
|Elevation||761 m (2,497 ft)|
|• Density||23/km2 (58/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Madonna of the Wood|
|Saint day||Last Sunday in August|
It is 52 kilometres (32 mi) west of Syracuse, in the Hyblaean Mountains, precisely on the mountain of Vinnitti, 783 metres (2,569 ft) above sea level; the river Anapo crosses the communal territory. The closest municipalities are Buccheri and Palazzolo Acreide.
Buscemi was completely destroyed in the 1693 earthquake, and was later rebuilt. Baronial families who held Buscemi include the Ventimiglia and Requisenz, who had a castle whose remains are at the entrance of the town.
- Buscemi at night.
- Mother church
- Church of St. Anthony of Padua
- The Castle Requisenz
- The castle Requisenz seen at sunset
- Byzantine rock church of St. Peter
- The primarily of ento-anthropological museum in Buscemi
- The Great fountain, also known as the three fountains (I tri funtani)
- Data from Istat
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