|• Total||58,052 km2 (22,414 sq mi)|
| • Estimate |
|– Official language||Italian|
|– Other common languages|
Central Italy (Italian: Italia centrale or just Centro) is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), a NUTS1 level region.
Geography[change | change source]
Central Italy borders to the northwest with Liguria (Northwest Italy); to the northeast with San Marino and Emilia-Romagna (Northeast Italy); to the south with Abruzzo, Molise and Campania (South Italy).
The Adriatic Sea is to the east and the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Ligurian Sea to the west.
The Apennines are mountain ranges that go across Central Italy. The highest point, in the region, is Monte Vettore (42°49′N 13°16′E / 42.817°N 13.267°E) that is 2,476 metres (8,123 ft) high. The main rivers are the Arno and Tiber rivers. The largest lakes are Trasimeno, Bolsena and Bracciano.
Regions[change | change source]
Central Italy encompasses four of the 20 regions of Italy, including 41 provinces and 985 comuniː
As geographical region, however, Central Italy also includes the regions of Abruzzo and Molise, which are usually part of Southern Italy for historical reasonsː both were part of the southern Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
The comuni with more than 100,000 persons living in them areː
Related pages[change | change source]
- NUTS level 1:
- Northwest Italy
- Northeast Italy
- Central Italy
- South Italy
- Insular Italy
- Northern Italy
- Southern Italy
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". www.demo.istat.it. Archived from the original on 2017-11-27. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
- ↑ "Monte Vettore, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Archived from the original on 26 June 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
- ↑ "Regioni italiane" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
Coordinates: 42°18′35″N 13°14′58″E / 42.30972°N 13.24944°E