|Alt names||Acragas||source: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 335|
|Agrigentum||source: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979); Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 335|
|Akragas||source: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) p 1434; Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)|
|Located in||Agrigento, Sicilia, Italy|
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Agrigento (Sicilian: 'Girgenti'), is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy, and capital of the province of Agrigento. It is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas (also known as Acragas (Ἀκράγας) in Greek, Agrigentum in Latin and Kirkent or Jirjent in Arabic), one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia during the golden age of Ancient Greece.