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|City of Marsala|
|• Total||241.6 km2 (93.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
(1 January 2017)
|• Density||342.05/km2 (885.91/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Our Lady of the Cave (Madonna della Cava) and Saint John the Baptist|
|Saint day||respectively 19 January and 24 June|
The city is known for the docking of Giuseppe Garibaldi on 11 May 1860 (the Expedition of the Thousand) and for its Marsala wine.
Marsala is built on the ruins of the ancient Carthaginian city of Lilybaeum, and is a famous archaeological site of the island of Motya, an ancient Phoenician town.
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