Messina

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Messina

Messina är Siciliens tredje största stad och huvudort i provinsen med samma namn. Staden är belägen vid Messinasundet och är en betydande hamnstad. Den har cirka 260.000 invånare. På andra sidan sundet ligger Reggio di Calabria.

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It  is the capital of the Italian province of M. It is the 3rd largest city on the island of Sicily, and the 13th largest city in Italy, with a population of more than 252,000  inhabitants in the city proper and about 650,000 in the province. It is located near the northeast corner of Sicily, at the Strait of Messina, opposite Villa San Giovanni on the mainland, and has close ties with Reggio Calabria.

The city’s main resources are its seaports (commercial and military shipyards), cruise tourism, commerce, and agriculture (wine production and cultivating lemons, oranges, mandarin oranges, and olives). The city has been a Roman Catholic Archdiocese and Archimandrite seat since 1548 and is home to a locally important international fair. The city has the University of Messina , founded in 1548 by Ignatius of Loyola.

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