Forza d'Agrò

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Forza d'Agrò
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Forza d'Agrò (Italy)
Forza d'Agrò
Country Italy
region Sicily
Metropolitan city Messina  (ME)
Local name Forza d'Agrò
Coordinates 37 ° 55 ′  N , 15 ° 20 ′  E Coordinates: 37 ° 55 ′ 0 ″  N , 15 ° 20 ′ 0 ″  E
height 420  m slm
surface 11 km²
Residents 889 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 81 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 98030
prefix 0942
ISTAT number 083024
Popular name Forzesi
Website Forza d'Agrò municipality

Forza d'Agrò is a village in the metropolitan city of Messina in the Sicily region in Italy with 889 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019).

Location and dates

Forza d'Agrò is 43 km south of Messina . The residents mainly work in agriculture.

The neighboring municipalities are Casalvecchio Siculo , Gallodoro , Letojanni , Limina , Mongiuffi Melia , Sant'Alessio Siculo and Savoca .


The community has existed since the Middle Ages.


  • Church of Sant'Agostino, also called the Triad, from the 16th century
  • Church of San Francesco, in the baroque style
  • Parish church, dedicated to Saint Annunziata, from the 17th century, inside a carved choir from the 18th century and a crucifix from the 14th century
  • Ruins of a Norman castle


Forza d'Agrò was used as a filming location for some scenes of the mafia film The Godfather ( The Godfather , 1972) by Francis Ford Coppola with Al Pacino and Marlon Brando , as the originally intended location Corleone was not suitable for the filming. As early as 1961, Forza d'Agrò was the location for the film Jessica with Angie Dickinson .


Web links

Commons : Forza d'Agrò  - 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.