Caltanissetta

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Caltanissetta

(käl'tänēs-sĕt`tä), city (1991 pop. 61,319), capital of Caltanissetta prov., central Sicily, Italy. It is an agricultural center and an important sulfur-producing center. Of note are the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli (14th cent.) and a 16th-century cathedral.

Caltanissetta

 

a city in Italy on the island of Sicily, ad-ministrative center of Caltanissetta Province. Population, 63, 800(1970). Caltanissetta is Italy’s main center for sulfur mining.Natural gas is also extracted there.

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