Province of Siena

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Province of Siena
Siena
Province
Coordinates: 43°20′N 11°20′E / 43.33°N 11.33°E / 43.33; 11.33Coordinates: 43°20′N 11°20′E / 43.33°N 11.33°E / 43.33; 11.33
Country  Italy
Region Toscana
Capital Siena
Government
 • President Fabio Ceccherini
Area
 • Total 3,821 km2 (1,475 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 194,440
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Postal Code 53010-53015, 53017-53025, 53027, 53030-53031, 53034-53037, 53040-53043, 53045, 53047-53049, 53100
Telephone prefix 0577, 0578
ISTAT 052
Vehicle registration SI
No. of communes = 36

The Province of Siena (Italian: Provincia di Siena)is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. The capital of the province is the city of Siena.

The province has an area of 3,821 km² (1475 mile²) and a total population of 252,288 (2001). There are 36 comuni (singular: comune) in the province. At June 30, 2005, the main comuni by population are:

Comune Population
Siena 54,337
Poggibonsi 28,634
Colle di Val d'Elsa 20,276
Montepulciano 14,142
Sinalunga 12,335
Sovicille 8,882
Chiusi 8,746
Monteriggioni 8,189
Castelnuovo Berardenga 8,081
Monteroni d'Arbia 7,548
San Gimignano 7,473
Torrita di Siena 7,305
Chianciano Terme 7,221

The province is divided into seven historical areas:

  1. Alta Val d'Elsa
  2. Chianti senese
  3. The urban area of (Monteriggioni and Siena)
  4. Val di Merse
  5. Crete senesi Val d'Arbia
  6. Val di Chiana senese
  7. Val d'Orcia and Amiata

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