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Region of Italy
Headquarters of the region in Bologna
Headquarters of the region in Bologna
Flag of Emilia-Romagna
Coat of arms of Emilia-Romagna
Coat of arms
Emilia-Romagna in Italy.svg
Country Italy
 • Total 22,452.78 km2 (8,669.07 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 4,448,146
 • Density 198.11115/km2 (513.10552/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Emiliani and Romagnoli
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 138.7 billion (2008)
NUTS Region ITE3
Website Regione Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna is is one of the twenty regions of Italy, in northeast Italy on the Adriatic Sea. The capital is Bologna.


The region is in Northern Italy, bordered to the north by the Veneto and Lombardy regions, to the nothwest by the Piedmont and Liguria regions, to the west by the Tuscany, to the south by the Marche region and the republic of San Marino, and the Adriatic Sea to the east.

The main river in the region is the Po. The highest mountain in the region is Monte Cimone, in the northern Apennines, with an altitude of 2,165 m (7,103 ft).


Emilia-Romagna has nine provinces grouped in two historical regions:

Emilia-Romaña provinces.
Provinces of the Emilia-Romagna region
Province Area
Population Density
Bologna (BO) &&&&&&&&&&&03702.3200003,702.32 &&&&&&&&01005831.&&&&&01,005,831 271.7 55
Ferrara (FE) &&&&&&&&&&&02635.1200002,635.12 &&&&&&&&&0351436.&&&&&0351,436 133.4 24
Forlì-Cesena (FC) &&&&&&&&&&&02378.4000002,378.40 &&&&&&&&&0394601.&&&&&0394,601 165.9 30
Modena (MO) &&&&&&&&&&&02688.&200002,688.02 &&&&&&&&&0701642.&&&&&0701,642 261.0 47
Parma (PR) &&&&&&&&&&&03447.4800003,447.48 &&&&&&&&&0447779.&&&&&0447,779 129.9 45
Piacenza (PC) &&&&&&&&&&&02585.8600002,585.86 &&&&&&&&&0286997.&&&&&0286,997 111.0 48
Ravenna (RA) &&&&&&&&&&&01859.4400001,859.44 &&&&&&&&&0391525.&&&&&0391,525 210.6 18
Reggio Emilia (RE) &&&&&&&&&&&02291.2600002,291.26 &&&&&&&&&0532872.&&&&&0532,872 232.6 42
Rimini (RN) &&&&&&&&&&&&0864.880000864.88 &&&&&&&&&0335463.&&&&&0335,463 387.9 25


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