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Carlentini (Italy)
Country Italy
region Sicily
Free community consortium Syracuse  (SR)
Local name Carruntini
Coordinates 37 ° 17 '  N , 15 ° 1'  E Coordinates: 37 ° 17 '0 "  N , 15 ° 1' 0"  E
height 190  m slm
surface 157 km²
Residents 17,461 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 111 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 96013
prefix 095
ISTAT number 089006
Popular name Carlentinesi
Patron saint Santa Lucia

Carlentini is an Italian commune in the Syracuse Free Community Consortium in the autonomous region of Sicily with 17,461 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019).

Location and dates

Carlentini is 40 km west of Syracuse . The residents mainly work in agriculture.

The neighboring municipalities are Augusta , Buccheri , Catania , Ferla , Francofonte , Lentini , Melilli and Sortino .



The community was founded in 1551. After the earthquake in 1542, the residents of the damaged city of Lentini were supposed to move here. The name of the city is a combination of the name of the then ruler of the Holy Roman Empire Charles V and the city of Lentini.


The monument

In the city

  • Church of Madre Arcipretura Immacolata Concezione
  • San Sebastiano Church
  • Church of Santa Maria di Roccardia
  • Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli
  • Crocifisso Church
  • Sant'Anna Church
  • Carmine Church
  • Santa Tecla Church

In the neighborhood

  • Basilica del Murgo , built from 1224; but has not been completed
  • Archaeological area of Leontinoi , here are ruins of fortifications from the period between the 7th and 3rd centuries BC

Web links

Commons : Carlentini  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.