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Province of Perugia
Palazzo della Provincia, Perugia
Map with the province of Perugia, in red, in Italy
|• Total||6,337.15 km2 (2,446.79 sq mi)|
(31 December 2015)
|• Density||104.4807/km2 (270.6038/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Telephone prefix||075, 0578, 0742, 0743|
The province of Perugia was created in 1860 as Province of the Umbria. At that time, the province was larger than now because the present Province of Terni was included.
In 1927, the old province of the Umbria was divided in two provinces, Perugia and Terni.
The province of Perugia, with an area of 6,337.15 km2 (2,447 sq mi), is the larger of the two province in Umbria.
The province is bordered to the north and east by the Marche (Pesaro and Urbino, Ancona, Macerata and Ascoli Piceno provinces), to the south with Lazio (province of Rieti) and with the province of Terni, and to the west with Tuscany (Siena and Arezzo provinces).
|Terni province, Lazio|
The main river in the region is the Tiber. The largest lake of the province, and of Umbria, is the Trasimeno, one of the largest lake of Italy.
There are four regional natural parks in the province of Perugia: Parco di Colfiorito, Parco del Lago Trasimeno, Parco del Monte Cucco and Parco del Monte Subasio. The Monti Sibillini National Park (Italian: Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini) is mainly in the Manche region but part of it is in Umbria.
The province has 59 comuni. The comuni with more people living in them areː
|Città di Castello||39,913||387.32|
The largest comune is Gubbio, with 525.78 km2 (203 sq mi) and the smallest is Paciano, with 16.91 km2 (7 sq mi). The comune with fewest inhabitants is Poggiodomo with 117 inhabitants.
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