Cattolica Eraclea

Cattolica Eraclea
Comune di Cattolica Eraclea
Cattolica Eraclea

Location of Cattolica Eraclea in Italy

Coordinates: 37°26′N 13°24′E / 37.433°N 13.400°E / 37.433; 13.400Coordinates: 37°26′N 13°24′E / 37.433°N 13.400°E / 37.433; 13.400
Country Italy
Region Sicily
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)[1]
  Total 3,975
  Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cattolicensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 92011
Dialing code 0922
Patron saint St. Joseph
Saint day 19 March
Website Official website

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.


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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