Province of Ravenna

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Province of Ravenna
Province
Piazza del Popolo, Ravenna
Piazza del Popolo, Ravenna
Coat of arms of Province of Ravenna
Coat of arms
Map with the province of Ravenna in Italy
Map with the province of Ravenna, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 44°25′4″N 12°11′58″E / 44.41778°N 12.19944°E / 44.41778; 12.19944Coordinates: 44°25′4″N 12°11′58″E / 44.41778°N 12.19944°E / 44.41778; 12.19944
Country  Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Capital Ravenna
Comuni 18
Government
 • President Michele De Pascale[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1,859.44 km2 (717.93 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 391,525
 • Density 210.5607/km2 (545.3497/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48010-48015, 48017, 48018, 48020, 48022, 48024-48027, 48100
Telephone prefix 0544, 0545, 0546
ISO 3166 code IT-RA
Vehicle registration RA
ISTAT 039
Website Official website

The province of Ravenna (Italian: provincia di Ravenna) is a province in the Emilia-Romagna region in northeastern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. Its capital is the city of Ravenna.

History[change | change source]

The province was created in 1859.

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Ravenna

The province of Ravenna is in the eastern part of the Emilia-Romagna region along the Adriatic Sea.

It has an area of 1,859.44 km2 (717.93 sq mi).[2] The provincial capital, the city of Ravenna, is at about 8 km (5.0 mi) from the Adriatic Sea and at about 68 km (42 mi) southeast of Bologna, the capital of the region.

The province borders the province of Ferrara to the north, the Metropolitan City of Bologna to the west, the province of Florence in Tuscany to the southwest and the province of Forlì-Cesena to the south.

The highest point in the province is Monte Macchia dei Cani (44°09′28″N 11°31′30″E / 44.15778°N 11.525°E / 44.15778; 11.525 (Monte Macchia dei Cani)); it is 966 m (3,169 ft) high.[4]

The main rivers in the province are:

Climate[change | change source]

The area in Punta Marina Terme (part of the Ravenna Commune on the coast), at an altitude of about 1 m (3.3 ft), is characterized by a climate with relatively high temperatures and precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen climate classification type for the climate at Punta Marina Terme is a "Humid Subtropical Climate" and of the subtype "Cfa".[5]

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Punta Marina Terme is 604.5 mm (23.8 in). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 68.6 mm (2.7 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 35.6 mm (1.4 in). There is an average of 71.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation days in November with 7.4 days and the least precipitation days in July with 4.4 days.[5]

The average temperature for the year in Punta Marina Terme is 13.4 °C (56.1 °F). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 23.2 °C (73.8 °F). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 2.8 °C (37.0 °F).[5]

Population[change | change source]

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 391,525 persons living in the province,[3] for a population density of 1,823.9 inhabitants/km².

Population by census in the Ravenna province

Administration[change | change source]

The following table shows the 18 comuni with the population,[3] and the area and altitude.[6]

No. Comune Population
(2016)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
1. Alfonsine &&&&&&&&&&012038.&&&&&012,038 106.79 112.7 6
2. Bagnacavallo &&&&&&&&&&016739.&&&&&016,739 79.58 210.3 11
3. Bagnara di Romagna &&&&&&&&&&&02429.&&&&&02,429 9.96 243.9 22
4. Brisighella &&&&&&&&&&&07639.&&&&&07,639 194.33 39.3 115
5. Casola Valsenio &&&&&&&&&&&02617.&&&&&02,617 84.42 31.0 195
6. Castel Bolognese &&&&&&&&&&&09554.&&&&&09,554 32.37 295.1 42
7. Cervia &&&&&&&&&&028940.&&&&&028,940 82.27 351.8 5
8. Conselice &&&&&&&&&&&09856.&&&&&09,856 60.20 163.7 6
9. Cotignola &&&&&&&&&&&07474.&&&&&07,474 35.14 212.7 19
10. Faenza &&&&&&&&&&058541.&&&&&058,541 215.76 271.3 35
11. Fusignano &&&&&&&&&&&08222.&&&&&08,222 24.55 334.9 9
12. Lugo &&&&&&&&&&032390.&&&&&032,390 117.06 276.7 12
13. Massa Lombarda &&&&&&&&&&010653.&&&&&010,653 37.25 286.0 13
14. Ravenna &&&&&&&&&0159116.&&&&&0159,116 653.82 243.4 4
15. Riolo Terme &&&&&&&&&&&05720.&&&&&05,720 44.26 129.2 98
16. Russi &&&&&&&&&&012247.&&&&&012,247 46.26 264.7 13
17. Sant'Agata sul Santerno &&&&&&&&&&&02862.&&&&&02,862 9.37 305.4 14
18. Solarolo &&&&&&&&&&&04488.&&&&&04,488 26.04 172.4 25

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