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Pesaro
Comune
Comune di Pesaro
Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo, Pesaro
Coat of arms of Pesaro
Coat of arms
Pesaro in the province
The comune Pesaro, in red, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino
Location of Pesaro in Italy
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Pesaro e Urbino (PU)
Area
 • Total 126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Highest elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 94,604
 • Density 746.26/km2 (1,932.82/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pesaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61100
Dialing code 0721
Patron saint St. Terence
Saint day 24 September
Website Official website

Pesaro is a city and comune in the Marche region, central Italy. It is the capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino, on the Adriatic Sea. It is the second most populous city in the Marche, after Ancona.

Geography

Pesaro is on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The city is between two small hills: the Monte Ardizio to the southeast, and the Colle San Bartolo to the northwest where is the Parco naturale regionale del Monte San Bartolo. The Foglia river flows through the city.

The comune of Pesaro has an area of 126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi) and its altitude is 11 m (36 ft).

Pesaro borders with the comuni Fano, Gabicce Mare, Gradara, Mombaroccio, Monteciccardo, Montelabbate, Tavullia and Vallefoglia (a small part).

Frazioni

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of Pesaroː

  • Borgo Santa Maria
  • Candelara
  • Case Bruciate
  • Casteldimezzo
  • Cattabrighe
  • Colombarone
  • Fiorenzuola di Focara
  • Ginestreto
  • Novilara
  • Ponte Valle
  • Pozzo Alto
  • Santa Maria dell'Arzilla
  • Santa Marina
  • Santa Veneranda
  • Trebbiantico
  • Tre Ponti
  • Villa Ceccolini
  • Villa Fastiggi

Population

As of 31 December  2015 (2015 -12-31), there are 42,731 persons living in the comune, for a population density of 461.8 inhabitants/km².

Twinned towns

Pesaro is twinned with:

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