Beautiful Catania
Catania is a city on the eastern coastline of Sicily on the Ionian Sea, located in between Messina and Syracuse. It is the second-largest city in Sicily, and the tenth-largest in Italy. It is the location of the oldest university in Sicily.

An ancient city, Catania was founded as a Greek colony called "Katane," around 730 BC. It experienced a golden age in the Renaissance, when it was a center for Italian economy, politics, culture, and art.

Today, Catania is known as a beautiful Sicilian city, renowned for its downtown area, history throughout ancient, medieval and Renaissance periods, its Roman ruins - particularly the amphitheatre, architecture, university, and location close to the Mount Etna volcano.

People Born in Catania

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Catania in People's Lives

Natalie PortmanI traveled here in 2004 to film scenes of the movie Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

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