Lampedusa e Linosa (Sicilian: Lampidusa e Linusa) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region of Sicily.

Located about 220 km (137 miles) southwest of Agrigento and about 260 km (162 miles) southeast of Tunis, it is most the southern comune of Italy.


The municipality of Lampedusa e Linosa includes the isles of Lampedusa, Linosa and Lampione, collectively known as the Pelagie Islands.


The colonization of the island of Lampedusa started in 1843 under the Bourbon. The comune of Lampedusa e Linosa was founded on 12 June 1878.

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Lampedusa e Linosa is twinned with:


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links

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