Province of Forlì-Cesena

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Province of Forlì-Cesena
Province
Piazza Aurelio Saffi, Forlì
Piazza Aurelio Saffi, Forlì
Map with the province of Forlì-Cesena in Italy
Map with the province of Forlì-Cesena, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 44°13′21″N 12°2′27″E / 44.22250°N 12.04083°E / 44.22250; 12.04083Coordinates: 44°13′21″N 12°2′27″E / 44.22250°N 12.04083°E / 44.22250; 12.04083
Country  Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Capital Forlì
Comuni 30
Government
 • President Davide Drei[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2,378.40 km2 (918.31 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total 394,067
 • Density 165.6858/km2 (429.1241/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code

47121 - 47122 Forlì,

47521 - 47522 Cesena
Telephone prefix 0543, 0547
ISO 3166 code IT-FC
Vehicle registration FC
ISTAT 040
Website Official website

The province of Forlì-Cesena (Italian: provincia di Forlì-Cesena) is a province in the Emilia-Romagna region in northeastern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. Its capital is the city of Forlì.

History[change | change source]

The province was created as Province of Forlì with the car plates FO.

In 1992, the southern part of the province was separated to form the new Province of Rimini and the name of the province was changed to the present of Province of Forlì-Cesena and the car plates were changed in 1999 to FC.

The ISO 3166-2 of the province was also changed to FC in 2010.[4]

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Forlì-Cesena

The province of Forlì-Cesena has an area of 2,378.40 km2 (918.3 sq mi).[2]. It is, together with the Rimini province, the most southerly of the provinces in the Emilia-Romagna region; it has a short coast along the Adriatic Sea.

The provincial capital, the city of Forlì, is along the Montone river and at about 70 km (43 mi) southeast of Bologna, the capital of the region.

The province is bordered to the north by the province of Ravenna, to the northwest by the province of Mantua in Lombardy, to the west by the province of Florence province in Tuscany, to the south by the province of Arezzo, also in Tuscany, to the southeast by the Rimini and to the east by the Adriatic Sea.

In the province there are two main protected areas:

  • Parco naturale del fiume Savio (Natural park of the Savio river), along the Savio river; and
  • Parco nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona e Campigna, a national park in the northern Apennines.

Population[change | change source]

There are 394,067 persons living in the province (January 2017),[3] for a population density of 165.7 inhabitants/km².

Administration[change | change source]

The following shows the 30 comuni with the population,[5] and the area and altitude.[6]

No. Comune Population Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
1 Bagno di Romagna 6,026 233.52 25.8 462
2 Bertinoro 11,059 57.25 193.2 254
3 Borghi 2,843 30.23 94.0 264
4 Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole 6,426 38.95 165.0 68
5 Cesena 96,758 249.47 387.9 44
6 Cesenatico 25,796 45.16 571.2 2
7 Civitella di Romagna 3,786 117.93 32.1 219
8 Dovadola 1,653 38.97 42.4 140
9 Forlì 117,913 228.20 516.7 34
10 Forlimpopoli 13,290 24.46 543.3 30
11 Galeata 2,516 63.13 39.9 237
12 Gambettola 10,660 7.77 1,371.9 31
13 Gatteo 9,068 14.14 641.3 20
14 Longiano 7,126 23.58 302.2 179
15 Meldola 9,970 79.08 126.1 58
16 Mercato Saraceno 6,886 99.33 69.3 134
17 Modigliana 4,560 101.17 45.1 185
18 Montiano 1,716 9.26 185.3 159
19 Portico e San Benedetto 756 61.05 12.4 309
20 Predappio 6,346 91.39 69.4 133
21 Premilcuore 799 98.56 8.1 459
22 Rocca San Casciano 1,910 50.56 37.8 210
23 Roncofreddo 3,386 51.53 65.7 314
24 San Mauro Pascoli 11,690 17.29 676.1 21
25 Santa Sofia 4,136 148.87 27.8 257
26 Sarsina 3,446 100.72 34.2 243
27 Savignano sul Rubicone 17,766 23.30 762.5 32
28 Sogliano al Rubicone 3,195 93.43 34.2 379
29 Tredozio 1,212 62.20 19.5 334
30 Verghereto 1,907 117.90 16.2 812

References[change | change source]

  1. "Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Forlì-Cesena. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Forlì-Cesena" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 4 December 2017. 
  4. ISO Newsletter 19/02/2010
  5. "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  6. "Comuni Provincia di FC per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 

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