Montalbano Elicona

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Strada Provinciale 110, 117, 98065 Montalbano Elicona ME, Italy
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Montalbano Elicona (Sicilian: Muntarbanu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) east of Palermo and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Messina on the Nebrodi mountains at the border with the Peloritani range. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,687 and an area of 67.4 square kilometres (26.0 sq mi).
It is mainly known for the castle built in 1233 by the Emperor Frederic II and the medieval architecture of its streets and the megaliths of Argimusco.
The municipality of Montalbano Elicona contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Pellizzaro, Toscano, Santa Barbara,Casale, Villa Braidi, and Santa Maria, Santa Venera e Santo Stefano.
Montalbano Elicona borders the following municipalities: Basicò, Falcone, Floresta, Francavilla di Sicilia, Librizzi, Malvagna, Oliveri, Patti, Raccuja, Roccella Valdemone, San Piero Patti, Santa Domenica Vittoria, Tripi.


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Montalbano Elicona

Address: Strada Provinciale 110, 117, 98065 Montalbano Elicona ME, Italy