Macerata

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Macerata
Comune
Comune di Macerata
Historical center of Macerata
A view of the historical center of Macerata
Macerata in the province
The comune Macerata, in red, in its province.
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province / Metropolitan city Macerata (MC)
Frazioni see list
Government
 • Mayor Romano Carancini[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 92.53 km2 (35.73 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 315 m (1,033 ft)
Highest elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Lowest elevation 58 m (190 ft)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total 42,209
 • Density 456.166/km2 (1,181.46/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Maceratesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62100
Dialing code 0733
Patron saint Julian the Hospitaller
Saint day 31 August
Website Official website

Macerata is a city and comune in the Marche region, central Italy. It is the capital of the province of Macerata.

The football team is A.C. Maceratese. They play in the D League.

Geography[change | change source]

The historical city centre is on a hill between the Chienti and Potenza rivers. The comune of Macerata has an area of 92.53 km2 (35.73 sq mi) and its altitude is 315 m (1,033 ft).[2]

Macerata borders with the comuni Corridonia, Montecassiano, Pollenza, Appignano, Treia, Montelupone, Morrovalle, Recanati and Tolentino (a small part).[4]

Frazioni[change | change source]

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of Macerataː Acquesalate, Acquevive, Botonto San Giacomo, Botonto Sant'Isidoro, Cervare, Cimarella, Cincinelli, Collevario, Colleverde, Consalvi, Corneto, Helvia Recina, Isola, Madonna del Monte, Montanello, Piediripa, Sforzacosta, Valle, Vallebona, Valteia, Villa Potenza.

Population[change | change source]

There are 42,209 persons living in the comune in 2017,[3] for a population density of 456.2 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

The people from this comune are known, in Italian, as maceratesi.

Twinned towns[change | change source]

Macerata is twinned with:

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Il Comune di Macerata- Sindaco" (in Italian). Comune di Macerata. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Comune di Macerata" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 2 November 2017. 
  4. "Comuni limitrofi a Macerata" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
  5. Binjakëzime, Municipality of Kamëz (in Albanian)

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 43°18′N 13°27′E / 43.300°N 13.450°E / 43.300; 13.450