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Province of Florence
Province
Location of Province of Florence
Country  Italy
Region Toscana
Area
 • Total 3,514 km2 (1,357 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 933,860
 • Density 265/km2 (690/sq mi)
ISTAT 048
Vehicle registration FI
No. of communes = 44

The Province of Florence (in Italian: "Provincia di Firenze") is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. The province has an area of 3,514 sq. km and a population of 933,860 (2001) in 44 comuni.

Much of the province is in the plain of the Arno river that became an urban centre around the city of Florence.

The city (in Italian "comune") of Florence is the capital of both the province and the region of Tuscany.

Important cities

  • Florence - 366.488 inhabitants
  • Scandicci - 50.003 inhabitants
  • Sesto Fiorentino - 46.702 inhabitantis
  • Empoli - 46.017 inhabitants
  • Campi Bisenzio - 39.176 inhabitants
  • Bagno a Ripoli - 25.228 inhabitants
  • Fucecchio - 21.912 inhabitants
  • Pontassieve - 20.581 inhabitants
  • Borgo San Lorenzo - 17.350 inhabitants

Hospitals

In Florence:

  • C.T.O
  • Careggi
  • I.O.T
  • Mayer
  • Oftalmico
  • Ponte Nuovo
  • Hospital of San Giovanni di Dio
  • Santa Maria Nuova
  • Villa d'Ognissanti
  • Villa Monna Tessa

In Empoli:

  • Hospital of San Giuseppe di Empoli (two different buildings)

In Castelfiorentino:

  • Hospital of Santa Verdiana di Castelfiorentino

In Fucecchio:

  • Hospital of San Pietro Igneo di Fucecchio

In Bagno a Ripoli:

  • Hospital of Santa Maria Annunziata

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