The Province of Ragusa (Italian: Provincia di Ragusa; Sicilian: Pruvincia 'i Rausa) is a province in the autonomous region of Sicily in Italy, located in the south-east of the island. Its capital is the city of Ragusa, which is the most southerly provincial capital in Italy.
1 Geography 2 Economy 3 Transports 4 Sights
4.1 Baroque 4.2 Archeology 4.3 Castles
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Santa Croce Camerina 9,397
Chiaramonte Gulfi 8,085
Monterosso Almo 3,357
Some of Ragusa province has changed dramatically over the last twenty
years, largely due to tourism. However, many places in Ragusa remain
untouched by the last two centuries, and the atmosphere of the 18th
century still pervades them. Industries can be found in the towns of
There are no motorways in the province and the main roads are the
National SS.115 that crosses from west (Gela) to east (Syracuse) and
the SS.514 that running north connects Ragusa to Catania. The SP.25
(Provincial Road) runs south from Ragusa to Marina di Ragusa.
The 120 kilometres (75 mi) of railway network of the province are
entirely on single track and not electrified. Regional trains run
regularly connecting the major cities.
Cathedral of San Giovanni, Ragusa.
Duomo of San Giorgio, Modica.
Main article: Sicilian Baroque
The cities of Ragusa,
Cathedral of San Giovanni (Ragusa)
The main archeological site of the province is the Greek city of
Kamarina located on the coast.
Others are Kasmenai, Akrillai, Scornavacche,
Castle of Donnafugata, near Ragusa, is a beautiful example of country
residence of the Baron Corrado Arezzo that dominates the surrounding
Castle of the Counts of
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