Province of Pesaro and Urbino

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Province of Pesaro and Urbino

Pesaro e Urbino
The Ducal Palace, Urbino
The Ducal Palace of Urbino
Map with the province of Pesaro and Urbino in Italy
Map with the province of Pesaro and Urbino, in red, in Italy
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Country Italy
RegionMarche
CapitalPesaro
Comuni54
Government
 • PresidentDaniele Tagliolini[1]
Area
 • Total2,567.78 km2 (991.43 sq mi)
Population
(January 2017)[3]
 • Total360,711
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CETU)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
61100
Telephone prefix0721 Pesaro 0722 Urbino
Vehicle registrationPU
ISTAT041
WebsiteOfficial website

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

The province is also known as "Riviera of Hills". It is mostly covered by hills and is popular for its beaches.[4].

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province

Pesaro and Urbino has an area of 2,567.78 km2 (991 sq mi),[2] the second largest province of the Marche after the Macerata province. The province is surrounded by the state of San Marino and Emilia-Romagna in the north, Umbria and Tuscany in the west, Ancona in the south and the Adriatic Sea on the east.[5]

The main rivers in the province, from north to south, are (all of them flow to the east into the Adriatic Sea

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Catria,(43°27′40″N 12°42′15″E / 43.46111°N 12.70417°E / 43.46111; 12.70417 (Monte Catria)) in the Apennines; it is 1,701 m (5,581 ft) high.[6]

Population[change | change source]

There are 360,711 persons living in the province (1 January 2017),[3] for a population density of 140.5 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 54 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Acqualagna
  2. Apecchio
  3. Auditore
  4. Belforte all'Isauro
  5. Borgo Pace
  6. Cagli
  7. Cantiano
  8. Carpegna
  9. Cartoceto
  10. Colli al Metauro
  11. Fano
  12. Fermignano
  13. Fossombrone
  14. Fratte Rosa
  15. Frontino
  16. Frontone
  17. Gabicce Mare
  18. Gradara
  19. Isola del Piano
  20. Lunano
  21. Macerata Feltria
  22. Mercatello sul Metauro
  23. Mercatino Conca
  24. Mombaroccio
  25. Mondavio
  26. Mondolfo
  27. Monte Cerignone
  28. Monte Grimano Terme
  29. Monte Porzio
  30. Montecalvo in Foglia
  31. Monteciccardo
  32. Montecopiolo
  33. Montefelcino
  34. Montelabbate
  35. Peglio
  36. Pergola
  37. Pesaro
  38. Petriano
  39. Piandimeleto
  40. Pietrarubbia
  41. Piobbico
  42. San Costanzo
  43. San Lorenzo in Campo
  44. Sant'Angelo in Vado
  45. Sant'Ippolito
  46. Sassocorvaro
  47. Sassofeltrio
  48. Serra Sant'Abbondio
  49. Tavoleto
  50. Tavullia
  51. Terre Roveresche
  52. Urbania
  53. Urbino
  54. Vallefoglia

The largest comune is Urbino, with 226.50 km2 (87 sq mi) and the smallest is Gabicce Mare, with 4.94 km2 (2 sq mi). The comune with fewest people living in it is Frontino with 293 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.[7]

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Pesaro 94,813 126.77 747.9 11
2 Fano 60,852 121.84 499.4 12
3 Vallefoglia 15,016 39.57 379.5 280
4 Urbino 14,844 226.50 65.5 485
5 Mondolfo 14,235 22.82 623.8 144
6 Colli al Metauro 12,400 46.17 268.6 66
7 Fossombrone 9,528 106.88 89.1 118
8 Cagli 8,652 226.46 38.2 276
9 Fermignano 8,563 43.70 195.9 200
10 Tavullia 7,987 42.07 189.9 170

Twinned and partner towns[change | change source]

The province of Pesaro and Urbino is twinned with:

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  4. pesaro-and-urbino.html "Pesaro and Urbino". Italia. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  5. Roy Palmer Domenico (2002). The Regions of Italy: A Reference Guide to History and Culture. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 217. ISBN 978-0-313-30733-1.
  6. "Monte Catria, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  7. "Comuni in provincia di Pesaro e Urbino per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 5 July 2017.