Province of Rovigo

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Province of Rovigo
Province
Umberto Merlin square, Rovigo
Umberto Merlin square, Rovigo
Map with the province of Rovigo in Italy
Map with the province of Rovigo, in red, in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Veneto
Capital Rovigo
Comuni 50
Government
 • President Marco Trombini
Area[1]
 • Total 1,819.35 km2 (702.45 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[2]
 • Total 240,540
 • Density 132.2121/km2 (342.428/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 45100, 45010-45039
Telephone prefix 0425, 0426
ISO 3166 code IT-RO
Vehicle registration RO
ISTAT 029
Website Official website

The Province of Rovigo (Italian: Provincia di Rovigo) is a province in the Veneto region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Rovigo.

Geography[change | change source]

The province of Rovigo has an area of 1,819.35 km2 (702.45 sq mi) and is the most southern of the provinces of the Veneto region, and its territory is almost flat, without mountains. The highest point of the province is in the Bergantino comune, to the west of the province; it is only 15 m (49 ft) high.[3].

The province is rich in water, with the presence of the two longest rivers of Italy: the Po and the Adige rivers. Both flow from west to east and into the Adriatic Sea and most of the territory of the province is between these two rivers: the Adige in the north of the province and the Po in the south of it.

Veneto provinces.

The province of Rovigo borders to the northwest with the Verona province, to the north with the Padua province and the Metropolitan City of Venice, to the west with the Lombardy region (Mantua province) and to the south with the Ferrara Emilia-Romagna region. The Adriatic Sea is to the east.

Population[change | change source]

As of 1 January 2016, there are 240,540 persons living in the province,[2] for a population density of 132.2 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population in the Rovigo province

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 50 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Adria
  2. Ariano nel Polesine
  3. Arquà Polesine
  4. Badia Polesine
  5. Bagnolo di Po
  6. Bergantino
  7. Bosaro
  8. Calto
  9. Canaro
  10. Canda
  11. Castelguglielmo
  12. Castelmassa
  13. Castelnovo Bariano
  14. Ceneselli
  15. Ceregnano
  16. Corbola
  17. Costa di Rovigo
  18. Crespino
  19. Ficarolo
  20. Fiesso Umbertiano
  21. Frassinelle Polesine
  22. Fratta Polesine
  23. Gaiba
  24. Gavello
  25. Giacciano con Baruchella
  26. Guarda Veneta
  27. Lendinara
  28. Loreo
  29. Lusia
  30. Melara
  31. Occhiobello
  32. Papozze
  33. Pettorazza Grimani
  34. Pincara
  35. Polesella
  36. Pontecchio Polesine
  37. Porto Tolle
  38. Porto Viro
  39. Rosolina
  40. Rovigo
  41. Salara
  42. San Bellino
  43. San Martino di Venezze
  44. Stienta
  45. Taglio di Po
  46. Trecenta
  47. Villadose
  48. Villamarzana
  49. Villanova del Ghebbo
  50. Villanova Marchesana

Largest municipalities[change | change source]

The following shows the 10 comuni with the population,[2] and the area and altitude.[4]

No. Comune Population
(2016)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Rovigo &&&&&&&&&&051867.&&&&&051,867 108.81 476.7 7
2 Adria &&&&&&&&&&019746.&&&&&019,746 113.39 174.1 4
3 Porto Viro &&&&&&&&&&014494.&&&&&014,494 133.77 108.4 2
4 Occhiobello &&&&&&&&&&011979.&&&&&011,979 32.33 370.5 8
5 Lendinara &&&&&&&&&&011873.&&&&&011,873 55.06 215.6 9
6 Badia Polesine &&&&&&&&&&010509.&&&&&010,509 44.53 236.0 11
7 Porto Tolle &&&&&&&&&&&09826.&&&&&09,826 256.88 38.3 1
8 Taglio di Po &&&&&&&&&&&08356.&&&&&08,356 78.68 106.2 0
9 Rosolina &&&&&&&&&&&06483.&&&&&06,483 74.69 86.8 1
10 Villadose &&&&&&&&&&&05099.&&&&&05,099 32.07 159.0 3

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Provincia di Rovigo" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 25 June 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 6 April 2017. 
  3. "Bergantino, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 25 June 2017. 
  4. "Comuni in provincia di Rovigo per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 26 June 2017. 

Other websites[change | change source]