Vallelunga Pratameno

Vallelunga Pratameno
Comune di Vallelunga Pratameno
Vallelunga Pratameno

Location of Vallelunga Pratameno in Italy

Coordinates: 37°41′N 13°49′E / 37.683°N 13.817°E / 37.683; 13.817Coordinates: 37°41′N 13°49′E / 37.683°N 13.817°E / 37.683; 13.817
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Caltanissetta (CL)
  Total 39.2 km2 (15.1 sq mi)
Elevation 472 m (1,549 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 3,779
  Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vallelunghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 93010
Dialing code 0934
Website Official website

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).[1]

Vallelunga Pratameno borders the following municipalities: Cammarata, Castronovo di Sicilia, Polizzi Generosa, Sclafani Bagni, Valledolmo, Villalba.

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.

Demographic evolution


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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