Province of Palermo, Sicily
Behind the coastal plains, Palermo is a hilly and mountainous province with many peaks over 1000 metres above sea level and the highest, Pizzo Carbonara, is just under 2000 metres. As with the other provinces of Sicily it has many nature reserves and several man-made lakes.
Cefalù - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com
The capital city is Palermo which is the fifth largest city, by population, in Italy. The second largest city in the province of Palermo is Bagheria.
Castello dell'Emiro, Misilmeri - Photo: Emirok
Other main towns in the province of Palermo are:
- Terme Imerese
- Santa Flavia