Metropolitan City of Bari facts for kids
|Metropolitan City of Bari
Città metropolitana di Bari
Harbour of Bari
Map with the Metropolitan City of Bari, in red, in Italy
|• Total||3,862.88 km2 (1,491.47 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2015)|
|• Density||327.1704/km2 (847.367/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Telephone prefix||080, 0883|
It replaced the Province of Bari and includes the city of Bari and some forty other municipalities (comuni). It was first created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990) and then established by the Law 56/2014. It has been operative since January 1, 2015.
The Metropolitan City of Bari is in the central part of Apulia and has an area of 3,862.88 km2 (1,491 sq mi).
The Metropolitan City is bordered on the east by the Adriatic Sea, to the northwest by Basilicata (province of Potenza), to the north by the province of province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, to the west with Basilicata (province of Matera), to the southeast by the province of province of Brindisi and to the south with the province of Taranto.
|Bari (Metropolitan City)|
|Taranto (province)||Brindisi (province)|
The province has 41 comuni. The comuni with more people living in them (more than 30,000) areː
|Gravina in Puglia||43,872||384.74||338|
The largest comune is Altamura, with 431.38 km2 (167 sq mi) and the smallest is Cellamare, with 5.91 km2 (2 sq mi). The comune with fewest inhabitants is Poggiorsini, with 1,450 inhabitants.
- List of comuni of the Metropolitan City of Bari
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