Province of Macerata

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Province of Macerata
Province
Palazzo degli Studi in Macerata
Palazzo degli Studi in Macerata, the provincial seat.
Map with the province of Macerata in Italy
Map with the province of Macerata, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 43°18′0.90″N 13°27′11.89″E / 43.30025°N 13.4533028°E / 43.30025; 13.4533028Coordinates: 43°18′0.90″N 13°27′11.89″E / 43.30025°N 13.4533028°E / 43.30025; 13.4533028
Country  Italy
Region Marche
Capital Macerata
Comuni 55
Government
 • President Antonio Pettinari[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2,779.34 km2 (1,073.11 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 320,308
 • Density 115.2461/km2 (298.4859/sq mi)
Time zone CETU (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62100
Telephone prefix 0733
Vehicle registration MC
ISTAT 043
Website Official website

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

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Macerata

Macerata is the largest of provinces of the Marche, with an area of 2,779.34 km2 (1,073 sq mi).[2] The province is bordered to the east by the Adriatic Sea and to the west by the Umbria region (Province of Perugia). It is the only province of the Marche that borders with other three provinces of the same regionː the Ancona to the north, Ascoli Piceno to the southwest and the Fermo to the south.

The main rivers in the province areː

Population[change | change source]

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 320,308 persons living in the comune,[3] for a population density of 115.2 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 55 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Apiro
  2. Appignano
  3. Belforte del Chienti
  4. Bolognola
  5. Caldarola
  6. Camerino
  7. Camporotondo di Fiastrone
  8. Castelraimondo
  9. Castelsantangelo sul Nera
  10. Cessapalombo
  11. Cingoli
  12. Civitanova Marche
  13. Colmurano
  14. Corridonia
  15. Esanatoglia
  16. Fiastra
  17. Fiuminata
  18. Gagliole
  19. Gualdo
  20. Loro Piceno
  21. Macerata
  22. Matelica
  23. Mogliano
  24. Monte Cavallo
  25. Monte San Giusto
  26. Monte San Martino
  27. Montecassiano
  28. Montecosaro
  29. Montefano
  30. Montelupone
  31. Morrovalle
  32. Muccia
  33. Penna San Giovanni
  34. Petriolo
  35. Pieve Torina
  36. Pioraco
  37. Poggio San Vicino
  38. Pollenza
  39. Porto Recanati
  40. Potenza Picena
  41. Recanati
  42. Ripe San Ginesio
  43. San Ginesio
  44. San Severino Marche
  45. Sant'Angelo in Pontano
  46. Sarnano
  47. Sefro
  48. Serrapetrona
  49. Serravalle di Chienti
  50. Tolentino
  51. Treia
  52. Urbisaglia
  53. Ussita
  54. Valfornace
  55. Visso

The largest comune is San Severino Marche, with 194.26 km2 (75 sq mi) and the smallest is Camporotondo di Fiastrone, with 8.81 km2 (3 sq mi). The comune with fewest people living in it is Bolognola, with 142 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.[4]

No. Comune Population
(2016)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Macerata &&&&&&&&&&042473.&&&&&042,473 92.53 459.0 315
2 Civitanova Marche &&&&&&&&&&041983.&&&&&041,983 46.07 911.3 3
3 Recanati &&&&&&&&&&021349.&&&&&021,349 103.46 206.4 293
4 Tolentino &&&&&&&&&&020069.&&&&&020,069 95.12 211.0 228
5 Potenza Picena &&&&&&&&&&015936.&&&&&015,936 48.55 328.2 237
6 Corridonia &&&&&&&&&&015430.&&&&&015,430 61.97 249.0 255
7 San Severino Marche &&&&&&&&&&012726.&&&&&012,726 194.26 65.5 235
8 Porto Recanati &&&&&&&&&&012531.&&&&&012,531 17.25 726.4 6
9 Cingoli &&&&&&&&&&010352.&&&&&010,352 148.20 69.9 631
10 Morrovalle &&&&&&&&&&010195.&&&&&010,195 42.58 239.4 245

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References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

Macerata (province) travel guide from Wikivoyage