Province of Latina

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Province of Latina
Province
Palazzo del Governo, province headquarters.
Palazzo del Governo, province headquarters.
Map with the province of Latina in Italy
Map with the province of Latina, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 41°28′3.35″N 12°54′13.32″E / 41.4675972°N 12.9037000°E / 41.4675972; 12.9037000Coordinates: 41°28′3.35″N 12°54′13.32″E / 41.4675972°N 12.9037000°E / 41.4675972; 12.9037000
Country  Italy
Region Lazio
Capital Latina
Comuni 33
Government
 • President Eleonora Della Penna[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2,256.16 km2 (871.11 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total 574,891
 • Density 254.8095/km2 (659.9536/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 04100 Latina, 04010-04032
Telephone prefix 06, 0771, 0773
Vehicle registration LT
ISTAT 059
Website Official website

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

History[change | change source]

The province of Latina was created in December of 1934 with the name of Littoria.

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Latina

The province of Latina has an area of 2,256.16 km2 (871.11 sq mi),[2] the smallest province of the Lazio region.

The province is in the southwest of the Lazio region. It borders to the north with the Frosinone province, to the northwest and west with the Metropolitan City of Rome, to the southeast with the Campania region (Caserta), and to the south with the Tyrrhenian Sea (Mediterranean Sea).

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Petrella (41°19′20″N 13°39′56″E / 41.32222°N 13.66556°E / 41.32222; 13.66556 (Monte Petrella)), with an altitude of 1,533 m (5,030 ft).[4]

Population[change | change source]

In 2017, there are 574,891 persons living in the province,[3] for a population density of 254.8 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population in the province of Latina

Administration[change | change source]

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

  1. Aprilia
  2. Bassiano
  3. Campodimele
  4. Castelforte
  5. Cisterna di Latina
  6. Cori
  7. Fondi
  8. Formia
  9. Gaeta
  10. Itri
  11. Latina
  12. Lenola
  13. Maenza
  14. Minturno
  15. Monte San Biagio
  16. Norma
  17. Pontinia
  18. Ponza
  19. Priverno
  20. Prossedi
  21. Rocca Massima
  22. Roccagorga
  23. Roccasecca dei Volsci
  24. Sabaudia
  25. San Felice Circeo
  26. Santi Cosma e Damiano
  27. Sermoneta
  28. Sezze
  29. Sonnino
  30. Sperlonga
  31. Spigno Saturnia
  32. Terracina
  33. Ventotene

The largest comune is Latina, with 277.62 km2 (107.19 sq mi) and the smallest is Ventotene (1.75 km2 [0.68 sq mi] ).[5] The comune with fewest people living in it is Campodimele with 622 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 Latina &&&&&&&&&0126151.&&&&&0126,151 277.62 454.4 21
2 Aprilia &&&&&&&&&&073934.&&&&&073,934 178.11 415.1 80
3 Terracina &&&&&&&&&&046131.&&&&&046,131 136.59 337.7 22
4 Fondi &&&&&&&&&&039736.&&&&&039,736 143.92 276.1 8
5 Formia &&&&&&&&&&038145.&&&&&038,145 74.17 514.3 19
6 Cisterna di Latina &&&&&&&&&&036923.&&&&&036,923 144.16 256.1 77
7 Sezze &&&&&&&&&&024876.&&&&&024,876 100.47 247.6 319
8 Gaeta &&&&&&&&&&020674.&&&&&020,674 29.20 708.0 2
9 Sabaudia &&&&&&&&&&020613.&&&&&020,613 145.37 141.8 17
10 Minturno &&&&&&&&&&019734.&&&&&019,734 42.14 468.3 141

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Il Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Latina. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Latina" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  4. "Monte Petrella, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  5. "Comuni in provincia di Latina per superficie" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  6. "Comuni in provincia di Rieti per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 

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