Sant'Angelo Muxaro

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Sant'Angelo Muxaro
coat of arms
Sant'Angelo Muxaro (Italy)
Sant'Angelo Muxaro
Country Italy
region Sicily
Free community consortium Agrigento  (AG)
Local name Sant'Àngilu (Muxaru)
Coordinates 37 ° 29 '  N , 13 ° 33'  E Coordinates: 37 ° 28 '51 "  N , 13 ° 32' 47"  E
height 335  m slm
surface 64.55 km²
Residents 1,241 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 19 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 92020
prefix 0922
ISTAT number 084039
Popular name Santangelesi
Patron saint Sant'Angelo
Website Sant'Angelo Muxaro

Sant'Angelo Muxaro is a town in the municipality of Agrigento consortium outdoors in the region Sicily in Italy .

Location and dates

Sant'Angelo Muxaro is about 20 km north of Agrigento . The community has 1241 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) who mainly work in agriculture. Produced almonds , pistachios , olives and cereals.

The neighboring municipalities are Agrigento , Alessandria della Rocca , Aragona , Casteltermini , Cattolica Eraclea , Cianciana , Raffadali , San Biagio Platani and Santa Elisabetta .


Monument to the gold disc by Sant'Angelo Muxaro

People already settled in this area in prehistoric times. It is believed that this place was where Kamikos was, according to Greek mythology, an important city of the Sicans . The Moscaria Fort was built in the Middle Ages. This was conquered by the Normans in 1087 . The present parish was founded in 1506.


A first type from the 11th-9th centuries Century BC BC, these graves contained u. a. Bronze knives, bronze daggers and clay vessels.
A second type from the 9th and 5th centuries BC With large dome graves (up to 9 m in diameter); the most important find from these graves is a gold bowl with a relief of a procession of bulls in a circle.

Web links

Commons : Sant'Angelo Muxaro  - 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.