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Agrigento
Comune
Comune di Agrigento
Location of Agrigento in Italy
Country Italy
Region Sicily Sicily
Province Agrigento (AG)
Area
 • Total 244 km2 (94 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 59,031
 • Density 241.9/km2 (626.6/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Agrigentine, Girgintan
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 92100
Dialing code 0922
Patron saint St. Gerlando
Saint day 24 February
Website www.comune.agrigento.it

Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti) is a city in the region of Sicily in southern Italy. It is also the capital of the Province of Agrigento. There are many relics there from the ancient Greeks and the Roman empire.

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