Palazzo Adriano

Palazzo Adriano
Comune di Palazzo Adriano

Piazza Umberto I.

Coat of arms
Palazzo Adriano

Location of Palazzo Adriano in Italy

Coordinates: 37°40′55″N 13°22′45″E / 37.68194°N 13.37917°E / 37.68194; 13.37917
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
  Mayor Salvatore Masaracchia
  Total 129 km2 (50 sq mi)
Population (31 May 2009)
  Total 2,331
  Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90030
Dialing code 091
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Palazzo Adriano (Sicilian: Palazzu) is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy.


The first mention of a casale Arianum dates from before 1060 under the reign of the Norman Roger I of Sicily. More reliable is information about the hamlet of Palazzo Adriano reported in a 1243 document. Since 1282, the fiefs land holdings that now constitute the area of Palazzo Adriano saw more than thirty baronies granted leases by the abbots of the monastery of Santa Maria di Fossanova.

Main sights


In 1988, Giuseppe Tornatore also chose Palazzo Adriano as the setting for his film Nuovo Cinema Paradiso.

Notable people

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