Province of Taranto

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Province of Taranto
Taranto
Province
Coordinates: 40°32′56″N 17°14′54″E / 40.5489°N 17.2483°E / 40.5489; 17.2483Coordinates: 40°32′56″N 17°14′54″E / 40.5489°N 17.2483°E / 40.5489; 17.2483
Country  Italy
Region Apulia
Capital Taranto
Government
 • President Giovanni Florido
Area
 • Total 2,437 km2 (941 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 580,588
 • Density 238/km2 (620/sq mi)
Postal Code 74100
Telephone prefix 099
ISTAT 073
Vehicle registration TA
No. of communes 29

Taranto is a province in the region of Apulia in Italy.