Agrigento


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AGRIGENTO

Province in southern Sicily, named after its capital.   The town, a little way inland from the southern coast, was originally the Roman town of Agrigentum and was known in modern times as Girgenti, until its name was changed in 1927.   Girgenti was the capital of one of the Arab emirates in Sicily, 9th-11th centuries.

The province is 4th both in area and in population among the 9 provinces of Sicilia.

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