Delia, Sicily

Delia is a city in the province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region Sicily, with 4360 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012).

Location and data

Delia is located 25 km southwest of Caltanissetta. The inhabitants mainly work in agriculture.

The neighboring municipalities are Caltanissetta, Canicattì (AG), Naro (AG) and Sommatino (CL).


The town was founded in 1622 by Giuseppe Lucchesi. The sulfur reduction has long been an important economic factor.


  • Delia has a grid-like road network.
  • Parish Church of Santa Maria di Loreto in the 17th century
  • Castello dei Norman ( Norman Castle )