Castellammare del Golfo (Zip Code 91014) is 157 Km. distant from Agrigento, 200 Km. from Caltanissetta, 307 Km. from Catania, 220 Km. from Enna, 317 Km. from Messina, 58 Km. from Palermo, 293 Km. from Ragusa, 374 Km. from Siracusa, 41 Km. from Trapani, which province it belongs to.
The municipality has 14.044 inhabitants and its area measures 12.715 hectares; its population density is of 110 inhabitants per square kilometre. The town rises on a hill zone nearby the coast, it is placed 60 metres above the sea-level.
The Town Hall is placed in corso B. Mattarella n. 24,
tel. ++39 0924-592111 fax. ++39 0924-34700
Castellammare del Golfo is a big agricultural and trading center; it is placed on a light slope at the end of the homonymous gulf. Its agriculture gives products such as: corn, legumes, grapes and greenhouse. In the handicraft field the woodworking has particular importance, and also the needle-work carried out on original and traditional patterns.
Castellammare del Golfo:
Still now Castellammare del Golfo is involved in a fairly good export trade of agricultural products and of tunned industry (tunny preserved in oil and salted fish).
Nearby it is situeted Scopello’s (small rock) beach, an evocative little bay sheltered from the Faraglioni (jutting rocks standing out in the sea) and protected by old towers. The tunny-fishing complex stands in Scopello; it is full of ancient founds connected with the fishing which took place in it.