This article is about the place in Sicily. For the financial ratio, see Sortino ratio. For the softball coach, see Elaine Sortino.
Comune di Sortino

Aerial view of Sortino

Coat of arms

Location of Sortino in Italy

Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°2′E / 37.167°N 15.033°E / 37.167; 15.033
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Syracuse (SR)
  Mayor Vincenzo Buccheri
  Total 93.19 km2 (35.98 sq mi)
Elevation 438 m (1,437 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total 8,955
  Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sortinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96010
Dialing code 0931
Patron saint St. Sofia
Saint day 10 September
Website Official website

Sortino (Sicilian: Sciurtinu) is a town and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (Italy). It is located in the Anapo river valley.

The Necropolis of Pantalica, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of "Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica" is situated between Sortino and Ferla.


Sortino has fifteen Roman Catholic churches despite only having a population of under 9,000 people. The main church is the Chiesa Madre di S. Giovanni Evangelista. Below is a list of them all.

The abstract shaped Chiesa di San Giuseppe.

Twin towns


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

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