Pesaro

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Pesaro
Comune
Comune di Pesaro
Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo, Pesaro
Coat of arms of Pesaro
Coat of arms
Pesaro in the province
The comune Pesaro, in red, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino
Pesaro is located in Italy
Pesaro
Pesaro
Location of Pesaro in Italy
Coordinates: 43°55′N 12°54′E / 43.917°N 12.900°E / 43.917; 12.900Coordinates: 43°55′N 12°54′E / 43.917°N 12.900°E / 43.917; 12.900
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
Province / Metropolitan cityPesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorMatteo Ricci[1]
Area[2]
 • Total126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi)
Elevation[2]11 m (36 ft)
Highest elevation320 m (1,050 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total94,813
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pesaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code61100
Dialing code0721
Patron saintSt. Terence
Saint day24 September
WebsiteOfficial website

Pesaro is a city and comune in the Marche region, central Italy. It is the capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino, on the Adriatic Sea. It is the second most populous city in the Marche, after Ancona.

Geography[change | change source]

Pesaro is on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The city is between two small hills: the Monte Ardizio to the southeast, and the Colle San Bartolo to the northwest where is the Parco naturale regionale del Monte San Bartolo. The Foglia river flows through the city.

The comune of Pesaro has an area of 126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi) and its altitude is 11 m (36 ft).[2]

Pesaro borders with the comuni Fano, Gabicce Mare, Gradara, Mombaroccio, Monteciccardo, Montelabbate, Tavullia and Vallefoglia (a small part).[4]

Frazioni[change | change source]

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of Pesaroː

  • Borgo Santa Maria
  • Candelara
  • Case Bruciate
  • Casteldimezzo
  • Cattabrighe
  • Colombarone
  • Fiorenzuola di Focara
  • Ginestreto
  • Novilara
  • Ponte Valle
  • Pozzo Alto
  • Santa Maria dell'Arzilla
  • Santa Marina
  • Santa Veneranda
  • Trebbiantico
  • Tre Ponti
  • Villa Ceccolini
  • Villa Fastiggi

Population[change | change source]

There are 94,813 persons living in the comune in 2017,[3] for a population density of 747.9 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

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

Twinned towns[change | change source]

Pesaro is twinned with:

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Comune di Pesaro- Sindaco" (in Italian). Portale Iztituzionale del Comune di Pesaro. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Comune di Pesaro" (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 Pesaro" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 2 July 2016.

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