Catania is a city of 310,000 people on the eastern coast of Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna, the biggest volcano in Europe. It is the second largest city in with the metropolitan area reaching one million inhabitants, a major transport hub, economic centre and a university city where you will enjoy a busy downtown and an active nightlife.

Notable Places in the Area

is a multi-use stadium in , Italy. Photo: SiciliaBianconera.96, Public domain.

The is an opera house in , , southern . Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as Vincenzo Bellini Airport, is an international airport 2.3 NM southwest of , the second largest city on the Italian island of . is situated 3½ km south of Catania. Photo: Carlo Dani, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Amphitheatre of is a Roman amphitheatre in , , southern , built in the Roman Imperial period, probably in the 2nd century AD, on the northern edge of the ancient city at the base of the Montevergine hill. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a frazione of the comune of in the Metropolitan City of Catania, Siciliy, southern . is situated 5 km northeast of Catania.

is situated 4 km northeast of Catania. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.


37.5003° or 37° 30' 0.9" north
15.0734° or 15° 4' 24.2" east
45 metres (148 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: قطانية
  • Armenian: Կատանիա
  • Azerbaijani: Kataniya
  • Belarusian: Горад Катанія
  • Bulgarian: Катания
  • Catalan: Catània
  • Chinese: 卡塔尼亞
  • Esperanto: Katanio
  • Georgian: კატანია
  • Greek: Κατάνια
  • Hebrew: קטניה
  • Italian: Catania
  • Italian: Comune di Catania
  • Japanese: カターニア
  • Kazakh: Катания
  • Korean: 카타니아
  • Latin: Catina
  • Latvian: Katānija
  • Lithuanian: Katanija
  • Marathi: कातानिया
  • Mingrelian: კატანია
  • Occitan (post 1500): Catània
  • Ossetian: Катани
  • Persian: کاتانیا
  • Polish: Katania
  • Russian: Катания
  • Serbian: Катанија
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Catania
  • Turkish: Katanya
  • Ukrainian: Катанія
  • Western Panjabi: کاٹانیا

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