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Region of Italy
Headquarters of the region in Rome
Headquarters of the region in Rome
Flag of Lazio
Coat of arms of Lazio
Coat of arms
Lazio in Italy.svg
Country Italy
Capital Rome
 • President Nicola Zingaretti[1]
 • Total 17,232.29 km2 (6,653.42 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 5,888,472
 • Density 341.71152/km2 (885.0288/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Laziali
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 185.737[4] billion (2014)
Website Regione Lazio

Lazio is is one of the twenty regions of Italy, in central Italy. The capital is Roma.

Geography[change | change source]

The region is in Central Italy, bordered to the northwest by the Tuscany region, to the north by the Umbria region, to the northeast with the Marche region, to the east with the Abruzzo and Molise regions, to the southeast is the Campania region and to the west is the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Vatican City is within the region.

The main river in the region is the Tiber. The highest mountain in the region is Monte Gorzano, on the border with the Abruzzo region, with an altitude of 2,458 m (8,064 ft).

The Pontine Islands (Italian: Isole Ponziane) are an archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the west coast of Italy. They are part of Lazio.

Provinces[change | change source]

Lazio has four provinces and one Metropolitan city (Rome).

Lazio provinces.
Provinces of the Lazio region
Province Capital Area
Frosinone (FR) Frosinone 3,247.08 495,026 152.5 91
Latina (LT) Latina 2,256.16 574,226 254.5 33
Rieti (RI) Rieti 2,750.52 158,467 57.6 73
Rome (RM) Rome 5,363.28 4,340,474 809.3 121
Viterbo (VT) Viterbo 3,615.24 320,279 88.6 60

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Presentazione" (in Italian). Sito ufficiale della Regione Lazio. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  2. "Regione Lazio" (in Italian). Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  4. "Eurostat – Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". Retrieved 22 February 2017.

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Coordinates: 41°54′N 12°43′E / 41.9°N 12.717°E / 41.9; 12.717