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Alcamo is the second largest city in the province of Trapani, in north-western Sicily, Italy. Founded in 828 by the Muslim commander al-Kamuk (after whom it is named), it has about 45,000 inhabitants.

The surrounding areas include interesting tourist and historical locations like Segesta and Gibellina. The old fishing village of Scopello[?], 20 km from Alcamo, has been referred to as having a remarkable seaside. Another village considered worth visiting is Castellammare del Golfo[?] which is between these two places.

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