Cerda is a town of 5,700 inhabitants, located in the Palermo province at 274m asl between the upper Imera and Torto rivers.

It was the dominion of various noble familiess, notably the Ventimiglias of Collesano, the Bardis and the Spanish Santostefanos and Cerdas.

The Chiesa Madre and the Baronís Palace are its most attractive buildings.