Palermo (Italian: Porto di Palermo) is a port serving Palermo,
Sicily, Italy. The port of
Palermo is one of the major ports for
passenger traffic in the Mediterranean. According to author Patrizia
Fabbri the port has been "a constant driving force not only for the
island's economy, but in the history of the city of Palermo". It
stretches for a few kilometers away from Francesco Crispi, near the
ancient port of Cala, incorporating areas including Arenella and Acqua
Santa. In 2007 6,630,240 tonnes and 2,305,991 passengers passed
through the port.
^ Fabbri, Patrizia (2000).
Palermo E Monreale. Ediz. Inglese.
p. 3. ISBN 8847606721.
Official site (in Italian)
Coordinates: 38°11′30″N 15°34′30″E / 38.19167°N
15.57500°E / 38.19167; 15.57500
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