Monreale, Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, Italy

🇮🇹 Monreale is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, in Sicily, southern Italy. It is located on the slope of Monte Caputo, overlooking the very fertile valley called "La Conca d'oro" (the Golden Shell), a production area of orange, olive and almond trees, the produce of which is exported in large quantities. The town is about 7 km (4 miles) inland (south) of Palermo, the regional capital. Monreale forms its own archdiocese and is home to Monreale Cathedral, a historical Norman-Byzantine cathedral, one of several buildings named in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a group of nine inscribed as Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalù and Monreale.

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Monreale has a population of over 39,030 people. Monreale also forms part of the wider Palermo metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,069,754 people. Monreale is situated 7 km south of Palermo.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Monreale is twinned with: 🇵🇱 Bielsko-Biała, Poland.

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