Acireale(redirected from Aci-Reale, The Diocese of)
Acireale(ä'chērāä`lā), city (1991 pop. 46,199), E Sicily, Italy. Beautifully situated on a volcanic plateau near Mt. Etna and near the Ionian Sea, Acireale has been frequented since Roman times for its warm sulfur springs and today is also a commercial center. The city was damaged by earthquakes in 1169 and 1693. It produces mineral water, wine, textiles and leather goods.
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