Province of Reggio Emilia

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Province of Reggio Emilia
Provincia di Reggio Emilia
Province
Palazzo Ducale, sede della Provincia
Palazzo Ducale, headquarters of the province
Reggio Emilia in Italy
Reggio Emilia, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 44°42′N 10°38′E / 44.7°N 10.633°E / 44.7; 10.633Coordinates: 44°42′N 10°38′E / 44.7°N 10.633°E / 44.7; 10.633
Country  Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Capital Reggio Emilia
Comuni 42
Government[1]
 • President Giammaria Manghi
Area[2]
 • Total 2,291.26 km2 (884.66 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 532,872
 • Density 232.5672/km2 (602.3464/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code Province: 42010-42049
Reggio Emilia: 42121-42124
Telephone prefix 0522, 0536
ISO 3166 code IT-RE
Vehicle registration RE
ISTAT 035
Website Official website

The Province of Reggio Emilia (Italian: Provincia di Reggio Emilia or Italian: Provincia di Reggio nell'Emilia) is a province in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy in northeastern Italy. Its capital is the city of Reggio Emilia.

Geography[change | change source]

Map of Reggio Emilia

Reggio Emilia is a landlocked (it does not border the ocean) province in central Emilia-Romagna. It has an area of 2,291.26 km2 (884.7 sq mi).[2].

The province is bordered to the north by Lombardy (Mantua province), to the east by the Modena province, to the west by the Parma province and to the south by Tuscany (Lucca and the Massa-Carrara provinces).

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Cusna (44°17′16″N 10°23′30″E / 44.28778°N 10.39167°E / 44.28778; 10.39167 (Monte Cusna, Italy)); it is 2,121 m (6,959 ft).[4]. This mountain is in the "Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park" (Italian: Parco nazionale dell'Appennino Tosco-Emiliano). Other high mountains are Monte Prado, 2,054 m (6,739 ft) high, and Alpe di Succiso, 2,017 m (6,617 ft) high.

The main rivers in the province are:

  • Po river, that makes the border with the Mantua for about 20 km (12 mi).
  • Enza river, a tributary of the Po river and that makes the border with the Parma for about 85 km (53 mi).
  • Secchia river, also a tributary of the Po, and that makes in part the border with the Modena.

Population[change | change source]

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 532,872 persons living in the province,[3] for a population density of 232.6 inhabitants/km².

Administration[change | change source]

The following shows the 42 comuni with the population,[3] and the area and altitude.[5]

No. Comune Population Area
(km²)
Density
(inh./km²)
Altitude
1 Albinea &&&&&&&&&&&08860.&&&&&08,860 43.89 201.9 166
2 Bagnolo in Piano &&&&&&&&&&&09712.&&&&&09,712 26.94 360.5 32
3 Baiso &&&&&&&&&&&03315.&&&&&03,315 75.55 43.9 542
4 Bibbiano &&&&&&&&&&010268.&&&&&010,268 28.16 364.6 121
5 Boretto &&&&&&&&&&&05272.&&&&&05,272 18.11 291.1 23
6 Brescello &&&&&&&&&&&05617.&&&&&05,617 24.04 233.7 24
7 Cadelbosco di Sopra &&&&&&&&&&010628.&&&&&010,628 43.60 243.8 33
8 Campagnola Emilia &&&&&&&&&&&05650.&&&&&05,650 24.39 231.7 22
9 Campegine &&&&&&&&&&&05029.&&&&&05,029 22.62 222.3 34
10 Canossa &&&&&&&&&&&03844.&&&&&03,844 53.08 72.4 219
11 Carpineti &&&&&&&&&&&04064.&&&&&04,064 89.57 45.4 562
12 Casalgrande &&&&&&&&&&019310.&&&&&019,310 37.71 512.1 97
13 Casina &&&&&&&&&&&04504.&&&&&04,504 63.80 70.6 574
14 Castellarano &&&&&&&&&&015232.&&&&&015,232 58.06 262.3 149
15 Castelnovo di Sotto &&&&&&&&&&&08462.&&&&&08,462 35.01 241.7 27
16 Castelnovo ne' Monti &&&&&&&&&&010465.&&&&&010,465 96.68 108.2 700
17 Cavriago &&&&&&&&&&&09839.&&&&&09,839 17.02 578.1 78
18 Correggio &&&&&&&&&&025897.&&&&&025,897 77.51 334.1 31
19 Fabbrico &&&&&&&&&&&06693.&&&&&06,693 23.63 283.2 25
20 Gattatico &&&&&&&&&&&05837.&&&&&05,837 42.15 138.5 40
21 Gualtieri &&&&&&&&&&&06556.&&&&&06,556 35.65 183.9 22
22 Guastalla &&&&&&&&&&015225.&&&&&015,225 52.93 287.6 25
23 Luzzara &&&&&&&&&&&09250.&&&&&09,250 38.54 240.0 22
24 Montecchio Emilia &&&&&&&&&&010530.&&&&&010,530 24.39 431.7 99
25 Novellara &&&&&&&&&&013731.&&&&&013,731 58.11 236.3 24
26 Poviglio &&&&&&&&&&&07311.&&&&&07,311 43.55 167.9 29
27 Quattro Castella &&&&&&&&&&013195.&&&&&013,195 46.31 284.9 161
28 Reggio Emilia &&&&&&&&&0171345.&&&&&0171,345 230.66 742.8 58
29 Reggiolo &&&&&&&&&&&09178.&&&&&09,178 42.68 215.0 20
30 Rio Saliceto &&&&&&&&&&&06213.&&&&&06,213 22.56 275.4 24
31 Rolo &&&&&&&&&&&04105.&&&&&04,105 14.17 289.7 21
32 Rubiera &&&&&&&&&&014864.&&&&&014,864 25.19 590.1 53
33 San Martino in Rio &&&&&&&&&&&08099.&&&&&08,099 22.72 356.5 36
34 San Polo d'Enza &&&&&&&&&&&06083.&&&&&06,083 32.29 188.4 166
35 Sant'Ilario d'Enza &&&&&&&&&&011205.&&&&&011,205 20.23 553.9 59
36 Scandiano &&&&&&&&&&025483.&&&&&025,483 50.05 509.2 95
37 Toano &&&&&&&&&&&04463.&&&&&04,463 67.25 66.4 842
38 Ventasso &&&&&&&&&&&04295.&&&&&04,295 258.18 16.6 855
39 Vetto &&&&&&&&&&&01860.&&&&&01,860 53.37 34.9 447
40 Vezzano sul Crostolo &&&&&&&&&&&04259.&&&&&04,259 37.82 112.6 162
41 Viano &&&&&&&&&&&03374.&&&&&03,374 44.97 75.0 275
42 Villa Minozzo &&&&&&&&&&&03750.&&&&&03,750 168.08 22.3 680

References[change | change source]

  1. "Organi di Governo" (in Italian). Portale della Provincia di Reggio Emilia. http://www.provincia.re.it/page.asp?IDCategoria=703&IDSezione=4567. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Reggio Emilia" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. http://www.tuttitalia.it/emilia-romagna/provincia-di-reggio-emilia/. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. http://demo.istat.it/pop2016/index.html. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  4. "Monte Cusna, Italy". Peakbagger.com. http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=10173. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  5. "Comuni in provincia di Reggio Emilia" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. http://www.tuttitalia.it/emilia-romagna/provincia-di-reggio-emilia/28-comuni/. Retrieved 30 January 2017.

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