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Province of Macerata
Provincia di Macerata
Province
Palazzo degli Studi in Macerata
Palazzo degli Studi in Macerata, the provincial seat.
Map of Macerata
Map highlighting, in red, the province of Macerata in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Marche
Area
 • Total 2,779.34 km2 (1,073.11 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 320,308
 • Density 115.2461/km2 (298.4859/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62100
Telephone prefix 0733
Vehicle registration MC
ISTAT 043
Website Official website

The Province of Macerata (Italian: Provincia di Macerata) is a province in the region of Marche in Italy. Its capital is the city of Macerata.

Geography

Macerata mappa
Map of the province of Macerata

Macerata is the largest of provinces of the Marche, with an area of 2,779.34 km2 (1,073 sq mi). The province is bordered to the east by the Adriatic Sea and to the west by the Umbria region (Province of Perugia). It is the only province of the Marche that borders with other three provinces of the same regionː the Ancona to the north, Ascoli Piceno to the southwest and the Fermo to the south.

The main rivers in the province areː

  • Chienti, 91 km (56.5 mi) long
  • Potenza, 95 km (59.0 mi) long.

Population

As of 31 December  2015 (2015 -12-31), there are 320,308 persons living in the comune, for a population density of 115.2 inhabitants/km².

Administration

The province has 57 comuni. The comuni with more people (over 10,000) living in them areː

Comune Population Area
(km²)
Macerata 42,473 92.53
Civitanova Marche 41,983 46.07
Recanati 21,346 103.46
Tolentino 20,069 95.12
Potenza Picena 15,936 48.55
Corridonia 15,430 61.97
San Severino Marche 12,726 194.26
Porto Recanati 12,531 17.25
Cingoli 10,352 148.20
Morrovalle 10,195 42.58

The largest comune is San Severino Marche, with 194.26 km2 (75 sq mi) and the smallest is Camporotondo di Fiastrone, with 8.81 km2 (3 sq mi). The comune with least inhabitants is Acquacanina, with 121 inhabitants.

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