Province of Ascoli Piceno

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Province of Ascoli Piceno
Province
Palazzo del Governo in Ascoli Piceno
Palazzo del Governo in Ascoli Piceno, the provincial seat.
Map of Ascoli Piceno
Map highlighting, in red, the province of Ascoli Piceno in Italy
Country Italy
Region Marche
Capital Ascoli Piceno
Comuni 33
Government
 • President Paolo D'Erasmo[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1,228.27 km2 (474.24 sq mi)
Population (1 November 2017)[3]
 • Total 209,450
 • Density 170.524/km2 (441.656/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63100
Telephone prefix 0736
Vehicle registration MC
ISTAT 044
Website Official website

The Province of Ascoli Piceno (Italian: Provincia di Ascoli Piceno) is a province in the region of Marche in Italy. Its capital is the city of Ascoli Piceno.

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Ascoli Piceno

Ascoli Piceno has an area of 1,228.27 km2 (474 sq mi).[4] The province is bordered to the east by the Adriatic Sea and to the north with the provinces of Macerata and Fermo. It borders with three regionsː the Abruzzo region to the south, the Lazio region to the soutwest and the Umbria region to the the west.

The main river in the province is Tronto, 115 km (71.5 mi) long and the highest mountain is Monte Vettore (42°49′28″N 13°16′30″E / 42.82444°N 13.27500°E / 42.82444; 13.27500 (Monte Vettore)), with an altitude of 2,476 m (8,123 ft).[5].

Population[change | change source]

There are 209,450 persons living in the province (1 January 2017).[3] The population density was 170.5 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 33 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Acquasanta Terme
  2. Acquaviva Picena
  3. Appignano del Tronto
  4. Arquata del Tronto
  5. Ascoli Piceno
  6. Carassai
  7. Castel di Lama
  8. Castignano
  9. Castorano
  10. Colli del Tronto
  11. Comunanza
  12. Cossignano
  13. Cupra Marittima
  14. Folignano
  15. Force
  16. Grottammare
  17. Maltignano
  18. Massignano
  19. Monsampolo del Tronto
  20. Montalto delle Marche
  21. Montedinove
  22. Montefiore dell'Aso
  23. Montegallo
  24. Montemonaco
  25. Monteprandone
  26. Offida
  27. Palmiano
  28. Ripatransone
  29. Roccafluvione
  30. Rotella
  31. San Benedetto del Tronto
  32. Spinetoli
  33. Venarotta

The largest comune is Ascoli Piceno], with 158.02 km2 (61 sq mi) and the smallest is Colli del Tronto, with 5.94 km2 (2 sq mi). The comune with fewest inhabitants is Palmiano, with 188 inhabitants.

Main comuni[change | change source]

The following table shows the 10 comuni with more inhabitants with their population,[3] and their area and altitude.[6]

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Ascoli Piceno &&&&&&&&&&049203.&&&&&049,203 158.02 311.4 154
2 San Benedetto del Tronto &&&&&&&&&&047420.&&&&&047,420 18.00 2,634.4 4
3 Grottammare &&&&&&&&&&016139.&&&&&016,139 158.02 102.1 4
4 Monteprandone &&&&&&&&&&012602.&&&&&012,602 26.38 477.7 273
5 Folignano &&&&&&&&&&&09261.&&&&&09,261 14.86 623.2 319
6 Castel di Lama &&&&&&&&&&&08613.&&&&&08,613 10.98 784.4 201
7 Spinetoli &&&&&&&&&&&07221.&&&&&07,221 12.58 574.0 177
8 Cupra Marittima &&&&&&&&&&&05391.&&&&&05,391 17.34 310.9 4
9 Offida &&&&&&&&&&&05008.&&&&&05,008 49.60 101.0 293
10 Monsampolo del Tronto &&&&&&&&&&&04515.&&&&&04,515 15.43 292.6 158

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Ascoli Piceno. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. "Provincia di Ascoli Piceno" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  4. "Territorio" (in Italian). Provincia di Ascoli Piceno. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  5. "Monte Vettore, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  6. "Comuni in provincia di Ascoli Piceno per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 42°51′17″N 13°34′31″E / 42.85472°N 13.57528°E / 42.85472; 13.57528