|Comune di Cattolica Eraclea|
Location of Cattolica Eraclea in Italy
|Coordinates: 37°26′N 13°24′E / 37.433°N 13.400°ECoordinates: 37°26′N 13°24′E / 37.433°N 13.400°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Agrigento (AG)|
|• Mayor||Nicolò Termine|
|• Total||62.1 km2 (24.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||220 m (720 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||64/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Joseph|
|Saint day||19 March|
Cattolica Eraclea (Sicilian: Catòlica) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Palermo and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Agrigento nearby the Platani river valley.
The town was founded in medieval times. It received the name "Eraclea" in 1874.
The economy is based on agriculture, including production of vine, olives, agrumes, fruit, almonds, cereals and wheat.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.