Comune di Canicattì

Friday, May 16, 2014
Archaeological ruins uncovered in the city and surroundings prove existence of a built up area already in pre-Roman Age.
Comune di Canicattì
The name of Canicattì is probably of Arabic origin: it should derivate from Latin form Candicattinum, and in turn with Arabic root Handaq at-tin, that is “mud ditch” or “clay ditch”; this toponym uncovered in an geographical map of Sicily during Saracen domination period. 
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