Province of Frosinone

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Province of Frosinone
Province
Palazzo Gramsci, province headquarters.
Palazzo Gramsci, province headquarters.
Map with the province of Frosinone in Italy
Map with the province of Frosinone, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 41°38′N 13°21′E / 41.633°N 13.350°E / 41.633; 13.350Coordinates: 41°38′N 13°21′E / 41.633°N 13.350°E / 41.633; 13.350
Country Italy
RegionLazio
CapitalFrosinone
Comuni91
Government
 • PresidentAntonio Pompeo[1]
Area[2]
 • Total3,247.08 km2 (1,253.70 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total493,067
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code03100
Telephone prefix0775
Vehicle registrationFR
ISTAT060
WebsiteOfficial website

The Province of Frosinone (Italian: Provincia di Frosinone) is a province in the Lazio region of Central Italy. Its capital is the city of Frosinone.

History[change | change source]

The province of Frosinone was created in December of 1926 with territories of the Lazio and Campania regions.

Geography[change | change source]

Frosinone in Lazio.

The province of Frosinone has an area of 3,247.08 km2 (1,253.70 sq mi),[2] the third largest province of the Lazio region.

The province is in the southeast of the Lazio region. It borders to the north with the Abruzzo region (L'Aquila province), to the northwest and west with the Metropolitan City of Rome, to the east by the Molise region (Isernia province), to the southeast with the Campania region (Caserta), and to the south with the Latina province.

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Meta or, simply, La Meta (41°41′20″N 13°56′21″E / 41.68889°N 13.93917°E / 41.68889; 13.93917 (La Meta)), with an altitude of 2,242 m (7,356 ft);[4] it is on the border with the L'Aquila province.

The main rivers in the province are the Liri, 120 km (75 mi) long, and its tributary, the Sacco river, 87 km (54 mi) long.

Population[change | change source]

There are 493,067 persons living in the province in 2017,[3] for a population density of 151.8 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population in the province of Frosinone

Administration[change | change source]

Map of the province of Frosinone

There are 91 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Acquafondata
  2. Acuto
  3. Alatri
  4. Alvito
  5. Amaseno
  6. Anagni
  7. Aquino
  8. Arce
  9. Arnara
  10. Arpino
  11. Atina
  12. Ausonia
  13. Belmonte Castello
  14. Boville Ernica
  15. Broccostella
  16. Campoli Appennino
  17. Casalattico
  18. Casalvieri
  19. Cassino
  20. Castelliri
  21. Castelnuovo Parano
  22. Castro dei Volsci
  23. Castrocielo
  24. Ceccano
  25. Ceprano
  26. Cervaro
  27. Colfelice
  28. Colle San Magno
  29. Collepardo
  30. Coreno Ausonio
  31. Esperia
  32. Falvaterra
  33. Ferentino
  34. Filettino
  35. Fiuggi
  36. Fontana Liri
  37. Fontechiari
  38. Frosinone
  39. Fumone
  40. Gallinaro
  41. Giuliano di Roma
  42. Guarcino
  43. Isola del Liri
  44. Monte San Giovanni Campano
  45. Morolo
  46. Paliano
  47. Pastena
  48. Patrica
  49. Pescosolido
  50. Picinisco
  51. Pico
  52. Piedimonte San Germano
  53. Piglio
  54. Pignataro Interamna
  55. Pofi
  56. Pontecorvo
  57. Posta Fibreno
  58. Ripi
  59. Rocca d'Arce
  60. Roccasecca
  61. San Biagio Saracinisco
  62. San Donato Val di Comino
  63. San Giorgio a Liri
  64. San Giovanni Incarico
  65. San Vittore del Lazio
  66. Sant'Ambrogio sul Garigliano
  67. Sant'Andrea del Garigliano
  68. Sant'Apollinare
  69. Sant'Elia Fiumerapido
  70. Santopadre
  71. Serrone
  72. Settefrati
  73. Sgurgola
  74. Sora
  75. Strangolagalli
  76. Supino
  77. Terelle
  78. Torre Cajetani
  79. Torrice
  80. Trevi nel Lazio
  81. Trivigliano
  82. Vallecorsa
  83. Vallemaio
  84. Vallerotonda
  85. Veroli
  86. Vicalvi
  87. Vico nel Lazio
  88. Villa Latina
  89. Villa Santa Lucia
  90. Villa Santo Stefano
  91. Viticuso

The largest comune is Veroli, with 119.65 km2 (46.20 sq mi) and the smallest is Vicalvi (8.21 km2 [3.17 sq mi] ).[5] The comune with fewest people living in it is Acquafondata with 263 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 Frosinone 46,120 46.85 984.4 291
2 Cassino 36,460 83.42 437.1 40
3 Alatri 28,884 96.96 297.9 502
4 Sora 26,057 72.13 361.3 300
5 Ceccano 23,494 61.06 384.8 200
6 Anagni 21,411 112.82 189.8 424
7 Ferentino 21,131 81.00 260.9 395
8 Veroli 20,525 119.65 171.5 615
9 Pontecorvo 13,200 88.80 148.6 97
10 Monte San Giovanni Campano 12,847 48.71 263.7 438

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Il Presidente della Provincia di Frosinone" (in Italian). Provincia di Frosinone. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Frosinone" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  4. "La Meta, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  5. "Comuni in provincia di Frosinone per superficie" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  6. "Comuni in provincia di Frosinone per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 10 September 2017.

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