Valverde, Sicily

Comune di Valverde

Location of Valverde in Italy

Coordinates: 37°34′N 15°7′E / 37.567°N 15.117°E / 37.567; 15.117Coordinates: 37°34′N 15°7′E / 37.567°N 15.117°E / 37.567; 15.117
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Catania (CT)
  Total 5.5 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Elevation 567 m (1,860 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 7,468
  Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Valverdesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95028
Dialing code 095
Website Official website

Valverde (Sicilian: Bedduvirdi) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Catania. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,468 and an area of 5.5 square kilometres (2.1 sq mi).[1]

Valverde borders the following municipalities: Aci Bonaccorsi, Aci Castello, Aci Catena, Aci Sant'Antonio, San Giovanni la Punta, San Gregorio di Catania.

Sanctuary of the Madonna, Valverde. It was originally constructed in the latter half of the 13th century, and enlarged and embellished in the 16th century

Demographic evolution


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