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Gualtieri Sicaminò is a small town in the Messina province with 2,257 inhabitants and an area of 1.436 hectares for a population density of 157 inhabitants per square kilometer.
Its main activity is agriculture and particularly the cultivation of citrus fruit, olives and wine-grapes.
The name of this town goes back to middle age from a the name of the feudatory whom it belonged to in the XIII century, Gualtiero Marino. Sicaminò comes from the Greek Sicaminòs, that means “mulberry”, a tree once present in the area.
Gualtieri Sicaminò was awarded among the 15 unique Sicilian sites of the national project called Meraviglia Italiana for its well known religious feast San Nicola every last Sunday of August.
The Cathedral Church of St. Nicola was recently restored and keeps inside valuable paintings of the XVIII century; the Ponte Vecchio and the Church of St. Giuseppe.