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The Land of History & Agriculture

Originally founded by the Greeks in the heart of Sicily on the slopes of Mount San Giuliano, Caltanissetta overlooks the Salso River Valley. It is the largest city in this area and is surrounded by small and isolated towns. Till mid 20th century it used to be the world capital for the sulphur-mining industry but today it is known for its agricultural industry.

Population: 274,000+
Best Known For: Villa Romana
Nearest Airport : Comisio or Catania Airport
Nearest Ferry Port : Porto Empedocle