Scaletta Zanclea

Scaletta Zanclea
Comune di Scaletta Zanclea

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Scaletta Zanclea

Location of Scaletta Zanclea in Italy

Coordinates: 38°3′N 15°28′E / 38.050°N 15.467°E / 38.050; 15.467Coordinates: 38°3′N 15°28′E / 38.050°N 15.467°E / 38.050; 15.467
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Messina (ME)
Frazioni Guidomandri Marina, Guidomandri Superiore, Scaletta Superiore
  Mayor Mario Briguglio
  Total 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
  Total 2,511
  Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Scalettesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98029
Dialing code 090

Scaletta Zanclea is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Messina.

The comune suffered heavily in the mudslides which devastated the area in 2009.[2]


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. "Le località più colpite" (in Italian). La Stampa. 2009-10-04. Retrieved 2009-10-04.

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