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Subject: Municipalities of the Province of Syracuse, Necropolis of Pantalica, List of communes of the Province of Syracuse, Buccheri, Carlentini
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Comune di Ferla
Ferla is located in Italy
Location of Ferla in Italy
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Syracuse (SR)
 • Total 24.77 km2 (9.56 sq mi)
Elevation 556 m (1,824 ft)
Population (31 December 2006)[1]
 • Total 2,659
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ferlesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96010
Dialing code 0931
Patron saint San Sebastiano
Saint day 20 July
Website Official website

Ferla (Sicilian: Ferla or Ferra) is a town and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (Italy). As of 2007 Ferla had an estimated population of 2,622. [2]

The Necropolis of Pantalica, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of "Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica" is situated between Ferla and Sortino.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. ^ "The World Gazetteer". Retrieved 2007-02-24. 

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