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Province of Ancona
Piazza del Plebiscito
Piazza del Plebiscito, Ancona
Map with the province of Ancona in Italy
Map with the province of Ancona, in red, in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Marche
 • Total 1,963.22 km2 (758.00 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 476,192
 • Density 242.5566/km2 (628.2188/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 60100
Telephone prefix 071
Vehicle registration AN
Website Official website

The province of Ancona (Italian: provincia di Ancona) is a province in the Marche region of Central Italy. Its capital is the city of Ancona, and the province borders the Adriatic Sea. The city of Ancona is also the capital of Marche.


Ancona mappa
Map of the province of Ancona

Ancona has an area of 1,963.22 km2 (758 sq mi). The province is bordered to the northeast and east by the Adriatic Sea, to the northwest by the province of Pesaro and Urbino, to the west with Umbria (province of Perugia) and to the south with the province of Macerata.

The main rivers in the province, from north to south, areː

  • Cesano
  • Misa
  • Esino
  • Musone


As of 31 December  2015 (2015 -12-31), there are 476,192 persons living in the province, for a population density of 242.6 inhabitants/km².


The province has 47 comuni. The comuni with more people living in them areː

Comune Population. Area
Ancona 100,861 124.84
Senigallia 45,027 117.77
Jesi 40,399 108.90
Osimo 34,977 106.74
Fabriano 31,480 272.08
Falconara Marittima 26,565 25.82

The largest comune is Fabriano, with 272.08 km2 (105 sq mi) and the smallest is Castelbellino, with 6.5 km2 (3 sq mi). Only two comuni have less than 1,000 inhabitantsː San Paolo di Jesi with 933 inhabitants, and Poggio San Marcello with 693 inhabitants.

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