Province of Pesaro and Urbino

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Province of Pesaro and Urbino
Pesaro e Urbino
Province
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
Coordinates: 43°54′37″N 12°54′48″E / 43.91028°N 12.91333°E / 43.91028; 12.91333Coordinates: 43°54′37″N 12°54′48″E / 43.91028°N 12.91333°E / 43.91028; 12.91333
Country  Italy
Region Marche
Capital Pesaro
Comuni 54
Government
 • President Daniele Tagliolini[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2,567.78 km2 (991.43 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 361,561
 • Density 140.8068/km2 (364.6881/sq mi)
Time zone CETU (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61100
Telephone prefix

0721 Pesaro

0722 Urbino
Vehicle registration PU
ISTAT 041
Website Official 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]

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 361,561 persons living in the comune,[3] for a population density of 140.8 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
(2016)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Pesaro &&&&&&&&&&094582.&&&&&094,582 126.77 746.1 11
2 Fano &&&&&&&&&&060888.&&&&&060,888 121.84 499.7 12
3 Urbino &&&&&&&&&&015019.&&&&&015,019 226.50 66.3 485
4 Vallefoglia &&&&&&&&&&015018.&&&&&015,018 39.57 379.5 280
5 Mondolfo &&&&&&&&&&014277.&&&&&014,277 22.82 625.6 144
6 Colli al Metauro &&&&&&&&&&012452.&&&&&012,452 46.17 269.7 66
7 Fossombrone &&&&&&&&&&&09575.&&&&&09,575 106.88 89.6 118
8 Cagli &&&&&&&&&&&08731.&&&&&08,731 226.46 38.6 276
9 Fermignano &&&&&&&&&&&08596.&&&&&08,596 43.70 196.7 200
10 Tavullia &&&&&&&&&&&08003.&&&&&08,003 42.07 190.2 170

Twinned and partner towns[change | change source]

The province of Pesaro and Urbino is twinned with:

Gallery[change | change source]

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