town and comune in the Italian region of the Marche

Pesaro is a city and comune in the Marche region, central Italy. It is the capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino, on the Adriatic Sea. It is the second most populous city in the Marche, after Ancona.

Comune di Pesaro
Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo, Pesaro
Flag of Pesaro
Coat of arms of Pesaro
Pesaro in the province
The comune Pesaro, in red, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino
Location of Pesaro
Pesaro is located in Italy
Location of Pesaro in Italy
Pesaro is located in Marche
Pesaro (Marche)
Coordinates: 43°55′N 12°54′E / 43.917°N 12.900°E / 43.917; 12.900
ProvincePesaro e Urbino (PU)
Frazionisee list
 • MayorMatteo Ricci[1]
 • Total126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi)
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
Highest elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 (January 2017)[3]
 • Total94,813
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0721
Patron saintSt. Terence
Saint day24 September
WebsiteOfficial website

Geography change

Pesaro is on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The city is between two small hills: the Monte Ardizio to the southeast, and the Colle San Bartolo to the northwest where is the Parco naturale regionale del Monte San Bartolo. The Foglia river flows through the city.

The comune of Pesaro has an area of 126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi) and its altitude is 11 m (36 ft).[2]

Pesaro borders with the comuni Fano, Gabicce Mare, Gradara, Mombaroccio, Monteciccardo, Montelabbate, Tavullia and Vallefoglia (a small part).[4]

Frazioni change

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of Pesaroː

  • Borgo Santa Maria
  • Candelara
  • Case Bruciate
  • Casteldimezzo
  • Cattabrighe
  • Colombarone
  • Fiorenzuola di Focara
  • Ginestreto
  • Novilara
  • Ponte Valle
  • Pozzo Alto
  • Santa Maria dell'Arzilla
  • Santa Marina
  • Santa Veneranda
  • Trebbiantico
  • Tre Ponti
  • Villa Ceccolini
  • Villa Fastiggi

Population change

There are 94,813 persons living in the comune in 2017,[3] for a population density of 747.9 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

The people from this comune are known, in Italian, as pesaresi.

Twinned towns change

Pesaro is twinned with:

Gallery change

References change

  1. "Comune di Pesaro- Sindaco" (in Italian). Portale Iztituzionale del Comune di Pesaro. Archived from the original on 2014-01-15. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Comune di Pesaro" (in Italian). Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Archived from the original on 3 January 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  4. "Comuni limitrofi a Pesaro" (in Italian). Retrieved 2 July 2016.

Other websites change