Province of Enna

Province of Enna

Palazzo del Governo in Enna, the provincial seat.

Map highlighting the location of the province of Enna in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sicily
Capital(s) Enna
Comuni 20
  Extraordinary Commissar Francesco Lo Monaco
  Total 2,562 km2 (989 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)
  Total 169,782
  Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 94000-94100
Telephone prefix 0935, 0934
Vehicle registration EN

Enna (Italian: Provincia di Enna; Sicilian: Pruvincia di Enna) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sicily in Italy. Its capital is the city of Enna, located on a mountain and the highest provincial capital in Sicily. Located in the center of the island, it is the only province in Sicily without a seacoast.

The province of Enna has an area of 2,562 square kilometres (989 sq mi), and a total population of 169,782 (2016). There are 20 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province , see Comunes of the Province of Enna. As of 30 June 2005, the main comunes by population were:

Comune Population
Enna 29,070
Piazza Armerina 21,711
Nicosia 14,719
Leonforte 14,006
Barrafranca 12,985
Troina 9,842
Valguarnera Caropepe 8,545
Agira 8,247
Regalbuto 7,706
Pietraperzia 7,350
Centuripe 5,779
Villarosa 5,497
Aidone 5,387
Assoro 5,356

Main sights


In Enna, for Good Friday, there is a procession, and on 2 July is held the Enna's Our Lady feast; Piazza Armerina, on 11, 12 and 13 August, is seat of the Palio dei Normanni, an ancient and traditional feast whose protagonists are the horses.

Coordinates: 37°34′N 14°16′E / 37.567°N 14.267°E / 37.567; 14.267

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