Province of Reggio Emilia

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Province of 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 / 44.700°N 10.633°E / 44.700; 10.633Coordinates: 44°42′N 10°38′E / 44.700°N 10.633°E / 44.700; 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 2017)[3]
 • Total 532,483
 • Density 232.3975/km2 (601.9067/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]

There are 532,483 persons living in the province (January 2017),[3] for a population density of 232.4 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 8,821 43.89 201.0 166
2 Bagnolo in Piano 9,788 26.94 363.3 32
3 Baiso 3,285 75.55 43.5 542
4 Bibbiano 10,276 28.16 364.9 121
5 Boretto 5,293 18.11 292.3 23
6 Brescello 5,621 24.04 233.8 24
7 Cadelbosco di Sopra 10,637 43.60 244.0 33
8 Campagnola Emilia 5,639 24.39 231.2 22
9 Campegine 5,045 22.62 223.0 34
10 Canossa 3,778 53.08 71.2 219
11 Carpineti 4,011 89.57 44.8 562
12 Casalgrande 19,215 37.71 509.5 97
13 Casina 4,522 63.80 70.9 574
14 Castellarano 15,271 58.06 263.0 149
15 Castelnovo di Sotto 8,493 35.01 242.6 27
16 Castelnovo ne' Monti 10,451 96.68 108.1 700
17 Cavriago 9,892 17.02 581.2 78
18 Correggio 25,694 77.51 331.5 31
19 Fabbrico 6,650 23.63 281.4 25
20 Gattatico 5,801 42.15 137.6 40
21 Gualtieri 6,465 35.65 181.3 22
22 Guastalla 15,100 52.93 285.3 25
23 Luzzara 9,132 38.54 236.9 22
24 Montecchio Emilia 10,622 24.39 435.5 99
25 Novellara 13,670 58.11 235.2 24
26 Poviglio 7,330 43.55 168.3 29
27 Quattro Castella 13,185 46.31 284.7 161
28 Reggio Emilia 171,491 230.66 743.5 58
29 Reggiolo 9,192 42.68 215.4 20
30 Rio Saliceto 6,133 22.56 271.9 24
31 Rolo 4,112 14.17 290.2 21
32 Rubiera 14,882 25.19 590.8 53
33 San Martino in Rio 8,102 22.72 356.6 36
34 San Polo d'Enza 6,106 32.29 189.1 166
35 Sant'Ilario d'Enza 11,261 20.23 556.6 59
36 Scandiano 25,663 50.05 512.7 95
37 Toano 4,465 67.25 66.4 842
38 Ventasso 4,247 258.18 16.4 855
39 Vetto 1,854 53.37 34.7 447
40 Vezzano sul Crostolo 4,246 37.82 112.3 162
41 Viano 3,356 44.97 74.6 275
42 Villa Minozzo 3,686 168.08 21.9 680

References[change | change source]

  1. "Organi di Governo" (in Italian). Portale della Provincia di Reggio Emilia. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Reggio Emilia" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 3 October 2017. 
  4. "Monte Cusna, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  5. "Comuni in provincia di Reggio Emilia" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 

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