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Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Sicily  /  Province of Agrigento  /  Favara
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Favara is a town and comune of south central Sicily (Italy), in the province of Agrigento, 8km north-east of Agrigento by road, with which it forms a conurbation.The town has a considerable agricultural trade, and there are sulfur and other mines in the neighborhood.It is regionally famous for the Easter Lamb, a local pastry produced there from almonds and pistachios.TerritoryThe town is located on the slope of a 533 m hill, Monte Caltafaraci, locally known as the Muntaggnedda . The average elevation is 338 m, with a minimum of 20 m and a maximum of 533 m. Favara is part of the agricultural region #5 Agrigento seaside hills. The local climate falls into the Csa category of the Köppen climate classification, i.e. a warm Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers and temperate winters, with temperature rarely dropping below 0 °C.HistoryThe first signs of human habitation of the area can be dated to the late copper age, with monochrome red pottery in the Malpasso style found in a cave in contrada Ticchiara. An excavation of a later burial site from contrada Grazia Vicina has yielded gray achromatic ceramic with connection to the Conca d'Oro style and to archaic forms of the Castelluccio style . Another burial site has been identified in contrada San Vincenzo, which can be dated to the middle Bronze Age .
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