Umbria

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Umbria
Region of Italy
Flag of Umbria
Flag
Coat of arms of Umbria
Coat of arms
Umbria in Italy.svg
Country Italy
Capital Perugia
Government
 • President Catiuscia Marini[1] (PD)
Area[2]
 • Total 8,464.33 km2 (3,268.10 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[3]
 • Total 888,908
 • Density 105.01812/km2 (271.99567/sq mi)
Demonym(s) umbro
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 21.8[4] billion (2008)
NUTS Region ITE3
Website www.regione.umbria.it

Umbria is one of the twenty regions of Italy, in center Italy. It is the one of the smallest Italian region. Its capital is Perugia.

It is the only region without a coastline or a border with another country.

Geography[change | change source]

The region is located in Central Italy bordered by Marche to the east and northeast, Tuscany to the west and northwest, and Lazio to the south and southwest.

The main river in the region is the Tiber. Other important rivers are the Nera, Paglia, Topino, Chiascio and Nestore.

The largest lake of Umbria is the Trasimeno, one of the largest lake of Italy.

The highest mountain in the region is Cima del Redentore, in the Sibillini Mountains (Italian: Monti Sibillini), with an altitude of 2,448 m (8,031 ft).

Provinces[change | change source]

Umbria is divided into two provinces:

Provinces of the Umbria region
Province Abbreviation Capital Area
(km²)
Population[3]
(1 January 2017)
Density
(inh./km²)
Comuni
Perugia PG Perugia 6,337.15 662,110 104.5 59
Terni TR Terni 2,127.18 229,071 107.7 33
Total 8,464.33 888,908 105.0 92

Largest municipalities[change | change source]

The 10 communi with more people living in it are:

No. Communi Province Population[3]
(2017)
Area[5]
(km2)
Density
(inh./km2)
1 Perugia PG 166,676 449.51 370.8
2 Terni TR 111,455 212.43 524.7
3 Foligno PG 57,164 264.67 216.0
4 Città di Castello PG 39,740 387.32 102.6
5 Spoleto PG 38,035 348.14 109.3
6 Gubbio PG 31,939 525.78 60.7
7 Assisi PG 28,379 187.19 151.6
8 Bastia Umbra PG 21,784 27.60 789.3
9 Corciano PG 54,311 63.72 852.3
10 Orvieto TR 21,349 281.27 75.9

References[change | change source]

  1. "La Presidenta" (in Italian). Regione Umbria. Retrieved 18 July 2016. 
  2. "Umbria" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 18 July 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 3 October 2017. 
  4. http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/tgm/table.do?tab=table&init=1&language=en&pcode=tgs00003&plugin=1
  5. "Comuni umbri per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 3 October 2017. 

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 42°59′00″N 12°34′00″E / 42.98333°N 12.56667°E / 42.98333; 12.56667