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Province of Macerata

province of Italy

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

Province of Macerata
Palazzo degli Studi in Macerata
Palazzo degli Studi in Macerata, the provincial seat.
Map with the province of Macerata in Italy
Map with the province of Macerata, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 43°18′0.90″N 13°27′11.89″E / 43.3002500°N 13.4533028°E / 43.3002500; 13.4533028Coordinates: 43°18′0.90″N 13°27′11.89″E / 43.3002500°N 13.4533028°E / 43.3002500; 13.4533028
Country Italy
RegionMarche
CapitalMacerata
Comuni55
Government
 • PresidentAntonio Pettinari[1]
Area
 • Total2,779.34 km2 (1,073.11 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2017)[3]
 • Total318,921
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CETU)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
62100
Telephone prefix0733
Vehicle registrationMC
ISTAT043
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

 
Map of the province of Macerata

Macerata is the largest of provinces of the Marche, with an area of 2,779.34 km2 (1,073 sq mi).[2] The province is bordered to the east by the Adriatic Sea and to the west by the Umbria region (Province of Perugia). It is the only province of the Marche that borders with other three provinces of the same regionː the Ancona to the north, Ascoli Piceno to the southwest and the Fermo to the south.

The main rivers in the province areː

PopulationEdit

There are 318,921 persons living in the province (1 January 2017),[3] for a population density of 114.7 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

 

MunicipalitiesEdit

There are 55 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Apiro
  2. Appignano
  3. Belforte del Chienti
  4. Bolognola
  5. Caldarola
  6. Camerino
  7. Camporotondo di Fiastrone
  8. Castelraimondo
  9. Castelsantangelo sul Nera
  10. Cessapalombo
  11. Cingoli
  12. Civitanova Marche
  13. Colmurano
  14. Corridonia
  15. Esanatoglia
  16. Fiastra
  17. Fiuminata
  18. Gagliole
  19. Gualdo
  20. Loro Piceno
  21. Macerata
  22. Matelica
  23. Mogliano
  24. Monte Cavallo
  25. Monte San Giusto
  26. Monte San Martino
  27. Montecassiano
  28. Montecosaro
  29. Montefano
  30. Montelupone
  31. Morrovalle
  32. Muccia
  33. Penna San Giovanni
  34. Petriolo
  35. Pieve Torina
  36. Pioraco
  37. Poggio San Vicino
  38. Pollenza
  39. Porto Recanati
  40. Potenza Picena
  41. Recanati
  42. Ripe San Ginesio
  43. San Ginesio
  44. San Severino Marche
  45. Sant'Angelo in Pontano
  46. Sarnano
  47. Sefro
  48. Serrapetrona
  49. Serravalle di Chienti
  50. Tolentino
  51. Treia
  52. Urbisaglia
  53. Ussita
  54. Valfornace
  55. Visso

The largest comune is San Severino Marche, with 194.26 km2 (75 sq mi) and the smallest is Camporotondo di Fiastrone, with 8.81 km2 (3 sq mi). The two Comune|comuni with fewest people living in it are Bolognola, with 137 inhabitants, and Monte Cavallo, with 133 inhabitants.

Main comuniEdit

The following table shows the 10 comuni with more inhabitants with their population,[3] and their area and altitude.[4]

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Civitanova Marche 42,251 46.07 917.1 3
2 Macerata 42,209 92.53 456.2 315
3 Recanati 21,241 103.46 205.3 293
4 Tolentino 19,831 95.12 208.5 228
5 Potenza Picena 15,836 48.55 326.2 237
6 Corridonia 15,461 61.97 249.5 255
7 San Severino Marche 12,630 194.26 65.0 235
8 Porto Recanati 12,571 17.25 728.8 6
9 Cingoli 10,289 148.20 69.4 631
10 Morrovalle 10,150 42.58 238.4 245

GalleryEdit

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Macerata. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Macerata" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  4. "Comuni in provincia di Macerata per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 5 July 2017.

Other websitesEdit

  Macerata (province) travel guide from Wikivoyage