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Georgia Education Leadership Academy
Greater Edmonton Library Association
საქართველოს საბიბლიოთეკო ასოციაცია
Georgian Library Association
Sak'art'velos Sabibliot'eko Asoc'iac'ia
What does GELA mean?
- Gela (Sicilian and Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒɛːla]; Ancient Greek: Γέλα) is a city and comune (municipality) in the Autonomous Region of Sicily, Italy; in terms of area and population, it is the largest municipality on the southern coast of Sicily. Gela is part of the Province of Caltanissetta and is the only comune in Italy with a population and area that exceed those of the provincial capital.Gela was founded in 698 BC by Greek colonists from Rhodes and Crete; it was an influential polis in Sicily in the 7th and 6th centuries BC and became one of the most powerful cities until the 5th c. BC. Aeschylus, the famous playwright, lived here and died in 456 BC. In 1943, during the Invasion of Sicily, the Allied forces made their first landing on the island at Gela.
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