|Comune di Vallelunga Pratameno|
Location of Vallelunga Pratameno in Italy
|Coordinates: 37°41′N 13°49′E / 37.683°N 13.817°ECoordinates: 37°41′N 13°49′E / 37.683°N 13.817°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Caltanissetta (CL)|
|• Total||39.2 km2 (15.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||472 m (1,549 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||96/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Vallelunga Pratameno (Sicilian: Vaddilonga) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region Sicily, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Caltanissetta. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,779 and an area of 39.2 square kilometres (15.1 sq mi).
Hundreds of Vallelungesi settled in the cities of Buffalo and Batavia, New York in the early 20th century, both communities establishing societies dedicated to Our Lady of Loreto, patroness of Vallelunga at the Buffalo and Batavia churches (both named St. Anthony of Padua Church). The annual feast is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.