Province of Teramo

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Province of Teramo
Province
Cathedral of Teramo
Duomo (cathedral) of Teramo.
Coat of arms of Teramo
Coat of arms
Map with the province of Teramo in Italy
Map with the province of Teramo, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 42°39′31″N 13°42′09″E / 42.65861°N 13.70250°E / 42.65861; 13.70250Coordinates: 42°39′31″N 13°42′09″E / 42.65861°N 13.70250°E / 42.65861; 13.70250
Country  Italy
Region Abruzzo
Capital Teramo
Comuni 47
Government
 • President Renzo Di Sabatino[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1,954.38 km2 (754.59 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total 309,859
 • Density 158.5459/km2 (410.6321/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 64100
Telephone prefix 0861
Vehicle registration TE
ISTAT 067
Website Official website

The province of Teramo (Italian: provincia di Teramo) is a province in the Abruzzo region of Central Italy. Its capital is the city of Teramo, and the province borders the Adriatic Sea.

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Teramo

Teramo is in the northeast of Abruzzo and has an area of 1,954.38 km2 (755 sq mi), the third largest province in the region after the provinces of L'Aquila and Chieti.[2] The province is bordered to the east by the Adriatic Sea, to the north by the province of Ascoli Piceno (Marche region), to the northwest by the province of Rieti (Lazio region), to the southwest by the province of L'Aquila and to the south by the province of Pescara.

The main river in the province is the Vomano, 76 km (47 mi) long, that flows into the Adriatic Sea.

The highest mountain in the province (and in the Abruzzo region) is Corno Grande (42°28′10″N 13°33′56″E / 42.46944°N 13.56556°E / 42.46944; 13.56556 (Corno Grande)), with an altitude of 2,912 m (9,554 ft).[4]

Population[change | change source]

There are 309,859 persons living in the province (January 2017),[3] for a population density of 158.5 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 47 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Alba Adriatica
  2. Ancarano
  3. Arsita
  4. Atri
  5. # Basciano
  6. Bellante
  7. Bisenti
  8. Campli
  9. Canzano
  10. Castel Castagna
  11. Castellalto
  12. Castelli
  13. Castiglione Messer Raimondo
  14. Castilenti
  15. Cellino Attanasio
  16. Cermignano
  17. Civitella del Tronto
  18. Colledara
  19. Colonnella
  20. Controguerra
  21. Corropoli
  22. Cortino
  23. Crognaleto
  24. Fano Adriano
  25. Giulianova
  26. Isola del Gran Sasso d'Italia
  27. Martinsicuro
  28. Montefino
  29. Montorio al Vomano
  30. Morro d'Oro
  31. Mosciano Sant'Angelo
  32. Nereto
  33. Notaresco
  34. Penna Sant'Andrea
  35. Pietracamela
  36. Pineto
  37. Rocca Santa Maria
  38. Roseto degli Abruzzi
  39. Sant'Egidio alla Vibrata
  40. Sant'Omero
  41. Silvi
  42. Teramo
  43. Torano Nuovo
  44. Torricella Sicura
  45. Tortoreto
  46. Tossicia
  47. Valle Castellana

The largest comune is Teramo, with 152.84 km2 (59 sq mi) and the smallest is Nereto, with 7.01 km2 (3 sq mi). Two comuni have less than 300 inhabitantsː Fano Adriano with 288 inhabitants, and Pietracamela with 263 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.[5]

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Teramo &&&&&&&&&&054775.&&&&&054,775 152.84 358.4 432
2 Roseto degli Abruzzi &&&&&&&&&&025602.&&&&&025,602 53.27 480.6 5
3 Giulianova &&&&&&&&&&023980.&&&&&023,980 28.00 856.4 68
4 Martinsicuro &&&&&&&&&&016083.&&&&&016,083 14.66 1,097.1 2
5 Silvi &&&&&&&&&&015667.&&&&&015,667 20.63 759.4 2
6 Pineto &&&&&&&&&&015016.&&&&&015,016 38.11 394.0 4
7 Alba Adriatica &&&&&&&&&&012430.&&&&&012,430 9.60 1,294.8 5
8 Tortoreto &&&&&&&&&&011622.&&&&&011,622 22.97 506.0 239
9 Atri &&&&&&&&&&010720.&&&&&010,720 92.18 116.3 444
10 Sant'Egidio alla Vibrata &&&&&&&&&&&09760.&&&&&09,760 18.36 531.6 237

From north to south, the province of Teramo has seven blue flag beaches on the Adriatric Seacoast, called the Seven Sisters; they are:

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Il Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Teramo. Retrieved 31 October 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Teramo" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 31 October 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 31 October 2017. 
  4. "Corno Grande, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 31 October 2017. 
  5. "Comuni in provincia di Teramo per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 31 October 2017. 

Other websites[change | change source]