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Sicily
Sicilia
Region of Italy
Flag of Sicily
Flag
Coat of arms of Sicily
Coat of arms
Italy Regions Sicily Map.png
Country Italy
Area
 • Total 25,708 km2 (9,926 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 5,029,683
 • Density 195.647/km2 (506.722/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 83 billion (2006)
NUTS Region ITG
Website www.regione.sicilia.it

Sicily[p] is the largest island in the Mediterranean. Along with some smaller islands it is an autonomous region of Italy. The capital city of Sicily is Palermo. The population was about 5,087,000 (over 5 million) in 2004. Sicily is the biggest region in the nation of Italy.

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