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Lazio

administrative region of Italy
(Redirected from Latium)

Lazio is one of the twenty regions of Italy, in central Italy. The capital is Rome.

Lazio
Headquarters of the region in Rome
Headquarters of the region in Rome
Flag of Lazio
Flag
Coat of arms of Lazio
Coat of arms
Lazio in Italy.svg
CountryItaly
CapitalRome
Government
 • PresidentNicola Zingaretti[1]
Area
 • Total17,232.29 km2 (6,653.42 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2017)[2]
 • Total5,898,124
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Laziali
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ Nominal€185.737[3] billion (2014)
NUTS RegionITI
WebsiteRegione Lazio

GeographyEdit

The region is in Central Italy with an area of 17,232.29 km2 (6,653.42 sq mi).[4] It is bordered to the northwest by the Tuscany region, to the north by the Umbria region, to the northeast with the Marche region, to the east with the Abruzzo and Molise regions, to the southeast is the Campania region and to the west is the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Vatican City is within the region.

The main river in the region is the Tiber. The highest mountain in the region is Monte Gorzano, on the border with the Abruzzo region, with an altitude of 2,458 m (8,064 ft).

The Pontine Islands (Italian: Isole Ponziane) are an archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the west coast of Italy. They are part of Lazio.

ProvincesEdit

Lazio has four provinces and one Metropolitan city (Rome).

Provinces of the Lazio region
Province Abbreviation Capital Area
(km²)
Population[2]
(1 January 2017)
Density
(inh./km²)
Comuni
Frosinone FR Frosinone 3,247.08 493,067 151.8 91
Latina LT Latina 2,256.16 574,891 254.8 33
Rieti RI Rieti 2,750.52 157,420 57.2 73
Rome RM Rome 5,363.28 4,353,738 811.8 121
Viterbo VT Viterbo 3,615.24 319,008 88.2 60

Largest municipalitiesEdit

The 10 communi with more people living in it are:

No. Communi Province Population[2]
(2017)
Area[5]
(km2)
Density
(inh./km2)
1 Rome RM 2,873,494 1,287.36 2,232.1
2 Latina LT 126,151 277.62 454.4
3 Guidonia Montecelio RM 89,141 79.47 1,121.7
4 Fiumicino RM 78,887 213.89 368.8
5 Aprilia LT 73,934 178.11 415.1
6 Viterbo VT 67,488 406.23 166.1
7 Pomezia RM 63,268 86.57 730.8
8 Tivoli RM 56,603 68.65 824.5
9 Anzio RM 54,311 43.65 1,244.2
10 Velletri RM 53,365 118.23 451.4

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Presentazione" (in Italian). Sito ufficiale della Regione Lazio. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  3. "Eurostat – Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". Epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  4. "Regione Lazio" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  5. "Comuni laziali per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 3 October 2017.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 41°54′N 12°43′E / 41.900°N 12.717°E / 41.900; 12.717