|Comune di Rosolini|
Location of Rosolini in Italy
|Coordinates: 36°49′N 14°57′E / 36.817°N 14.950°ECoordinates: 36°49′N 14°57′E / 36.817°N 14.950°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Syracuse (SR)|
|• Total||76.2 km2 (29.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||154 m (505 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||270/km2 (710/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Rosolini (Sicilian: Rusalini) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. It is about 200 kilometres (120 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Syracuse. Rosolini was a town in feudal times, and was a settlement in the late Imperial Roman and Byzantine Ages. In the 15th century, Rosolini was a fief of the Platamones. It was the Moncadas, in the year of 1713, which founded the newer town of Rosolini which we see today. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 20,927 and an area of 76.2 square kilometres (29.4 sq mi).
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.