Messina is a city in the northeast corner of , . It's a 3rd largest city on the island. Messina is known as the door of Sicily. Situated only 5 km across the Strait of Messina to the region of on the mainland, Messina has served as the gateway for the busy traffic between Sicily and the mainland over the centuries.

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  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  238,000
  • IATA airport code:  QME
  • Latitude:  38° 11' 38.2" (38.1939°) north
  • Longitude:  15° 33' 9.2" (15.5526°) east
  • Elevation:  3 meters (10 feet)
  • Neighbors: 
  • Wikidata:  Messina
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Messina

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Arabic:  ميسينا Bulgarian:  Месина Catalan:  Messana Chinese:  墨西拿 French:  Messine Hebrew:  מסינה Japanese:  メッシーナ Korean:  메시나 Latin:  Messana Polish:  Mesyna Russian:  Мессина Serbian:  Месина Sicilian:  Missina Spanish:  Mesina

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