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IT 213 Brucoli (Castello Regina Giovanna)
latitude 37° 17' 8.5" N
longitude 15° 11' 11" E

The castle was built in the 1460s and named for Juana Enriquez, the second wife of Juan II, King of Aragon and Sicily, and mother of the King Ferdinand who financed Columbus. Located on the waterfront of Brucoli, a small but ancient port about 6 km northwest of Augusta on the south shore of the Golfo di Catania. ARLHS # ITA-070


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