Santa Flavia

Santa Flavia
Comune di Santa Flavia

Panorama of Santa Flavia

Coat of arms
Santa Flavia

Location of Santa Flavia in Italy

Coordinates: 38°5′N 13°32′E / 38.083°N 13.533°E / 38.083; 13.533
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
Frazioni Porticello, Sant'Elia, Solanto
  Mayor Antonio Napoli
  Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total 10,957
  Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Flavesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90017
Dialing code 091
Patron saint St. Anne
Saint day 26 July
Website Official website

Santa Flavia (known as Solunto until 1880) is a town in the province of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy.


The town is situated between the Gulf of Palermo and the town and hot springs known as Termini Imerese, on the Tyrrhenian Sea, 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Palermo. Inside the town are the remains of the ancient city of Soluntum.

The main agricultural product of Santa Flavia is the grapefruit. Additionally, the town, due to its location on the coast is known for its different types of fresh fish. The town caters to tourism, specifically its many seaside resorts.

Twin towns

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  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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