Province of Massa-Carrara

province of Italy

The Province of Massa-Carrara (Italian: Provincia di Massa-Carrara) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. It is named after the two main cities in its territory: Carrara and Massa, its capital.

Province of Massa-Carrara
Massa-Carrara
Location of Province of Massa-Carrara
Coordinates: 44°04′N 10°06′E / 44.07°N 10.10°E / 44.07; 10.10Coordinates: 44°04′N 10°06′E / 44.07°N 10.10°E / 44.07; 10.10
CountryItaly
RegionToscana
CapitalMassa
Government
 • PresidentOsvaldo Angeli
Area
 • Total1,157 km2 (447 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total200,695
 • Density174/km2 (450/sq mi)
Postal Code
54100
Telephone prefix
0585
ISTAT045
Vehicle registrationMS
No. of communes17

The province has an area of 1,157 km² and a total population of 200,695 (2005). There are 17 comuni (singular: comune) in the province. The main comuni by population are:

Comune Population
Massa 66,097
Carrara 65,221
Aulla 10,529
Montignoso 10,154
Fivizzano 8,947
Pontremoli 8,112
Licciana Nardi 4,892
Villafranca in Lunigiana 4,663
Fosdinovo 4,642
Mulazzo 2,593
Filattiera 2,411
Tresana 2,052
Podenzana 1,996
Bagnone 1,975
Zeri 1,296
Casola in Lunigiana 1,193
Comano 773

EconomyEdit

The economy of the province is based on the production of the famous white Carrara marble.

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