Province of Terni

province of Italy

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

Province of Terni
Palazzo Bazzani
Palazzo Bazzani in Terni, the provincial seat
Flag of Province of Terni
Coat of arms of Province of Terni
Map with the province of Terni in Italy
Map with the province of Terni, in red, in Italy
Country Italy
 • PresidentLeopoldo Di Girolamo[1]
 • Total2,127.18 km2 (821.31 sq mi)
 (31 December 2015)[3]
 • Total229,071
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
05010-05018, 05020-05026,
05028-05032, 05034-05035,
05039, 05100
Telephone prefix075, 0744, 0763
Vehicle registrationTR
WebsiteOfficial website

History change

The province of Terni was created in 1927 when the old Province of the Umbria, created in 1860, was divided in two provinces, the Perugia and Terni provinces.

Geography change

The province of Terni has an area of 2,127.18 km2 (821 sq mi),[2] one-third of both the area and population of the Umbria region.

The province is bordered to the north with the province of Perugia, to the east, south and west with the Lazio (the Rieti and Viterbo provinces) and to north-west with the Tuscany (province of Siena).

The province is in the southwest of the Umbria region, in the last part of the Nera river valley near the confluence with the Velino river, and the eastern part of the valley of the Tiber river.

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Aspra (42°38′3″N 12°53′44″E / 42.63417°N 12.89556°E / 42.63417; 12.89556 (Monte Aspra)), in the eastern part of the province, with an altitude of 1,652 m (5,420 ft).[4]

There are two fluvial parks, to protect two rivers and their areas around them, in the province of Terni: Parco fluviale del Tevere ("Fluvial park of the Tiber") and Parco fluviale del Nera ("Fluvial park of the Nera").

Population change

As of 31 December 2015, there are 229,071 persons living in the province,[3] for a population density of 107.7 inhabitants/km².

Administration change

Map of the province of Terni

The province of Terni has 33 comuni. There are only four comuni with more than 10,000 people living in them; they areː

Comune Population[3] Area[5]
Terni 111,501 212.43 524.9
Orvieto 20,630 281.27 73.3
Narni 19,785 197.99 99.9
Amelia 11,897 132.50 89.8

The largest comune is Orvieto, with 281.27 km2 (109 sq mi) and the three smallest are Attigliano (10.51 km2 [4 sq mi] ), Montefranco (10.09 km2 [4 sq mi] ) and Penna in Teverina (10.00 km2 [4 sq mi] ).[6] Only two comuni have less than 1,000 inhabitantsː Parrano with 534 inhabitants, and Polino with 233 inhabitants

Related pages change

Gallery change

References change

  1. "Presidente" (in Italian). La Provincia di Terni on-line. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Terni" (in Italian). Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Archived from the original on 13 February 2021. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  4. "Italy Province High Points". Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  5. "Comuni in Provincia di Terni per popolazione" (in Italian). Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  6. "Comuni in Provincia di Terni per superficie" (in Italian). Retrieved 20 July 2016.

Other websites change

42°34′N 12°39′E / 42.567°N 12.650°E / 42.567; 12.650