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Trapani (; , ) is a city and ' on the west coast of in Italy. It is the capital of the . Founded by , the city is still an important fishing port and the main gateway to the nearby .==History==Trapani was founded by the to serve as the port of the nearby city of (ancient ''Eryx''), which overlooks it from Monte San Giuliano. The city sits on a low-lying promontory jutting out into the .It was originally named or ''Drépanon'' from the word for "", because of the curving shape of its harbour.... read more


Brescia (; Lombard: ''Brèsa'', or ; ) is a city and ''comune'' in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is situated at the foot of the Alps, a few kilometres from the lakes Garda and Iseo. With a population of 196,480, it is the second largest city in the region and the fourth of northwest Italy. The urban area of Brescia extends beyond the administrative city limits and has a population of 672,822, while over 1.5 million people live in its metropolitan area. The city is the administrative... read more

Francesco Trapani

Francesco Trapani, (born 1957), is the former CEO of the Italian jeweler and luxury goods retailer, Bulgari.==Family relations==Trapani is the son of a surgeon and Lia Bulgari. Lia Bulgari is the elder sister of Paolo Bulgari, the current Chairman of the Bulgari group. Lia and her three brothers - Paolo, Nicola and Gianni - are the grandchildren of Sotirio Bulgari, an Ottoman born Greek silversmith, who was the Bulgari group founder.==Career==Trapani took over the Bulgari group in 1984. He is credited... read more

Scopello, Trapani

Scopello is an Italian place by the sea, in the municipality of Castellammare del Golfo in the province of Trapani.== Territory ==The village rose around a little ''baglio'' which is 10 kilometres from Castellammare del Golfo.Its inhabitants are 118,Fonte Istat 2015 but in summer they become about 2,000. Near it there are the Riserva naturale dello Zingaro (Nature Oriented Reserve lo Zingaro) and Scopello’s stacks with the adjoining tonnara. Its name probably derives from the words stacks... read more

Trapani Calcio

Trapani Calcio is an Italian football club located in Trapani, Sicily. They currently play in Serie B, the 2nd level of Italian football.They are nicknamed the ''Granata'' (the Garnets), after their kit colour.===In brief===During the club's history they have played mostly in the Serie C and D leagues. In the 2013–14 season, they played in Serie B for the first time in the club's history.To date the highest league position the club has finished after the 1929–30 season was 2nd in the third highest... read more

Gina Trapani

Gina Marie Trapani (born September 19, 1975) is an American tech blogger, web developer, and writer.==Biography==Trapani was born and raised in an Italian Catholic family in Brooklyn, New York.http://smarterware.org/page/3 She began her writing career in high school as a writer for ''New Youth Connections'' (now ''YCteen'') a magazine written by and for New York City teens published by Youth Communication. Trapani graduated from Marist College and earned an MS in Computer Science at Brooklyn College.Trapani... read more

Aldo Trapani

Aldo Trapani is the main protagonist of the video game ''The Godfather: The Game'', based on the film ''The Godfather''. He also briefly appears in the sequel, ''The Godfather II'', which is based on ''The Godfather Part II''.Aldo Trapani is the son of Serafina and Johnny Trapani. In the game, Aldo seeks revenge against Don Emilio Barzini for killing his father in the game's introduction. Aldo makes his way as an associate of the Don of the Corleone family in New York throughout the game, by taking... read more

Pallacanestro Trapani

Pallacanestro Trapani, known for sponsorship reasons as Lighthouse Conad Trapani, is an Italian professional basketball team based in Trapani, Sicily. It plays in the second division Serie A2 as of the 2015-16 season.== Season by season ==''Note: Statistics are correct as of 17 June 2015.''==Arena==The club played in the Palestra "Dante Alighieri" (capacity:300) from 1970 to 1982 and the Palestra "Tenente Alberti" (capacity:800) from 1982 to 1986.After spending the 1986-87 season in the Marsala based... read more

Trapani Cathedral

Trapani Cathedral, otherwise the Basilica of St. Lawrence the Martyr () is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trapani, dedicated to Saint Lawrence. It is located in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.The church was built by order of Alfonso the Magnanimous in 1421 and was elevated to a parish in the second half of the fifteenth century. In 1844, when the Diocese of Trapani was created, the church was made its episcopal seat.Over the following centuries, the building was modified several times and... read more

Joe Trapani

Joseph Charles "Joe" Trapani (born July 1, 1988) is an American-Italian basketball player for ICL Manresa of Spain's Liga ACB. He played college basketball for Vermont and Boston College.==College career==Trapani played at Daniel Hand High School in Madison, Connecticut and initially chose to play college basketball at the University of Vermont after bigger-named schools such as Virginia and Boston College wanted him to spend a year in prep school. He averaged 11.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game... read more

Enzo Trapani

Enzo Trapani (1922–1989) was an Italian screenwriter, set designer and film director.Pruzzo & Lancia p.118 read more

Trapani–Milo Airport

Trapani–Milo Airport is a closed airport, which was the first airport to serve the Sicilian city of Trapani, in Italy.==History==The airport was built during the 1930s and became the base of the Italian Regia Aeronautica. After being heavily bombed by Allied forces during the Invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky) in July 1943, it stayed open until 1949 when the new Trapani–Chinisia Airfield was opened.Since 1975 the airport is used by the Italian Space Agency as launch site for stratospheric... read more

Province of Trapani

Trapani (, ) is a province in the autonomous island region of provinceSicily in provinceSicilyItaly . Its capital is the city of provinceSicilyItalyTrapani . It has an area of and a total population of 436,150 (2013). There are 24 provinceSicilyItalyTrapanicomune s (Italian: ''comuni'') in the province (see provinceSicilyItalyTrapanicomuneComuni of the Province of Trapani ).Besides the capital Trapani, other cities and places of interest in the province include provinceSicilyItalyTrapanicomuneComuni... read more

Rachel Legrain-Trapani

Rachel Legrain-Trapani (born 31 August 1988) is French beauty pageant titleholder who was chosen as Miss France in 2007.http://tempsreel.nouvelobs.com/actualite/people/20061210.OBS2254/rachel-legrain-trapani-elue-miss-france-2007.html Living in Saint-Quentin, she was chosen first as Miss Aisne and later as representative of the region of Picardy. She succeeded Alexandra Rosenfeld as the 53rd Miss France on 9 December 2006.After winning the Miss France title, Legrain-Trapani planned to allow her first... read more

Albert of Trapani

Saint Albert of Trapani (Albert of Sicily, Albert degli Abbati) ( 1240 – August 7, 1307),http://www.madonnaditrapani.org/santuario/santalberto-da-trapani/ was a Sicilian saint. Born in Trapani, he entered the Carmelite monastery there at a very young age and was later transferred to the Carmelite house at Messina.He worked as a mendicant preacher to the Sicilians.The lifting of a siege at Messina is attributed to him. In 1301, the city was under siege and blockaded by Duke Robert of Calabria.... read more


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