Poggioreale

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Poggioreale
—  Comune  —
Comune di Poggioreale
Remains in Poggioreale

Coat of arms
Poggioreale is located in Italy
Poggioreale
Location of Poggioreale in Italy
Coordinates: 37°46′N 13°2′E / 37.767°N 13.033°E / 37.767; 13.033
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceTrapani (TP)
Government
 • MayorLeonardo Salvaggio
Area
 • Total37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation189 m (620 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total1,645
 • Density44/km2 (120/sq mi)
DemonymPoggiorealesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code91020
Dialing code0924
Patron saintSaint Anthony of Padua
Saint dayJune 13
WebsiteOfficial website (Italian)
 
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Poggioreale
—  Comune  —
Comune di Poggioreale
Remains in Poggioreale

Coat of arms
Poggioreale is located in Italy
Poggioreale
Location of Poggioreale in Italy
Coordinates: 37°46′N 13°2′E / 37.767°N 13.033°E / 37.767; 13.033
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceTrapani (TP)
Government
 • MayorLeonardo Salvaggio
Area
 • Total37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation189 m (620 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total1,645
 • Density44/km2 (120/sq mi)
DemonymPoggiorealesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code91020
Dialing code0924
Patron saintSaint Anthony of Padua
Saint dayJune 13
WebsiteOfficial website (Italian)

Poggioreale (Sicilian: Poggiuriali) is a small town and comune in Sicily, Italy, set on the Belice valley, which administratively belongs to the province of Trapani.

It was destroyed by the Belice Valley earthquake in 1968, and eventually rebuilt in a safer place a few kilometers away, causing the entire population to be moved there.

Economy is mostly based on agriculture and fruit cultivation.