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Term Salemi derives to the Arab "saläm" that translate it means "save land and of peace". The city it finds on a hill between vineyards and corn-field. The historical center is characterized from roads and alleys many straits. The period of maximum importance for Salemi was when Garibaldi name it symbolically Italy's capital in 14th May 1860 but the joy it was interrupted in the 1968 from the earthquake of Belice that nearly destroyed completely the historical center of the city. The consequences of the catastrophe they were greater above all in the quarters of the Misericordia, of the Rabato of the Carmine and Saint Francisco of Paola. Yet today began along period of restructure that hard.
From the economic point of view Salemi is tied to the agriculture that is source of maintenance above all in the grain production, vineyards and uliveti. Also the handicraft although is not more productive like once conserve its traditions like the carpets created with the old chassis and the working of the wrought iron. Between monuments more setting up to visit: the Castle that is found in the higher part of the city, the Church of Saint Clement known with the name of "Sant'Annedda", the Church of Sant'Augustin in Public square Dictatorship, college of the Jesuits that in order to construct was demolished it a medioevale quarter; the structure accommodates the museum civic.
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