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Province of Pesaro and Urbino
Pesaro e Urbino
Province
The Ducal Palace, Urbino
The Ducal Palace of Urbino
Map with the province of Pesaro and Urbino in Italy
Map with the province of Pesaro and Urbino, in red, in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Marche
Area
 • Total 2,567.78 km2 (991.43 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)
 • Total 360,711
 • Density 140.4758/km2 (363.8307/sq mi)
Time zone CETU (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61100
Telephone prefix

0721 Pesaro

0722 Urbino
Vehicle registration PU
ISTAT 041
Website Official website

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

The province is also known as "Riviera of Hills". It is mostly covered by hills and is popular for its beaches..

Geography

Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino
Map of the province

Pesaro and Urbino has an area of 2,567.78 km2 (991 sq mi), the second largest province of the Marche after the Macerata province. The province is surrounded by the state of San Marino and Emilia-Romagna in the north, Umbria and Tuscany in the west, Ancona in the south and the Adriatic Sea on the east.

The main rivers in the province, from north to south, are (all of them flow to the east into the Adriatic Sea

  • Conca - 47 km long; its mouth is between Cattolica and Misano Adriatico.
  • Foglia - 90 km long; its mouth is in Pesaro.
  • Metauro 121 km long; its mouth is in Fano.
  • Cesano - 62 km long; it forms partially the limit with the province of Ancona and its mouth is near Senigallia.

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Catria,(43°27′40″N 12°42′15″E / 43.46111°N 12.70417°E / 43.46111; 12.70417 (Monte Catria)) in the Apennines; it is 1,701 m (5,581 ft) high.

Population

There are 360,711 persons living in the province (1 January 2017), for a population density of 140.5 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

Municipalities

There are 54 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Acqualagna
  2. Apecchio
  3. Auditore
  4. Belforte all'Isauro
  5. Borgo Pace
  6. Cagli
  7. Cantiano
  8. Carpegna
  9. Cartoceto
  10. Colli al Metauro
  11. Fano
  12. Fermignano
  13. Fossombrone
  14. Fratte Rosa
  15. Frontino
  16. Frontone
  17. Gabicce Mare
  18. Gradara
  19. Isola del Piano
  20. Lunano
  21. Macerata Feltria
  22. Mercatello sul Metauro
  23. Mercatino Conca
  24. Mombaroccio
  25. Mondavio
  26. Mondolfo
  27. Monte Cerignone
  28. Monte Grimano Terme
  29. Monte Porzio
  30. Montecalvo in Foglia
  31. Monteciccardo
  32. Montecopiolo
  33. Montefelcino
  34. Montelabbate
  35. Peglio
  36. Pergola
  37. Pesaro
  38. Petriano
  39. Piandimeleto
  40. Pietrarubbia
  41. Piobbico
  42. San Costanzo
  43. San Lorenzo in Campo
  44. Sant'Angelo in Vado
  45. Sant'Ippolito
  46. Sassocorvaro
  47. Sassofeltrio
  48. Serra Sant'Abbondio
  49. Tavoleto
  50. Tavullia
  51. Terre Roveresche
  52. Urbania
  53. Urbino
  54. Vallefoglia

The largest comune is Urbino, with 226.50 km2 (87 sq mi) and the smallest is Gabicce Mare, with 4.94 km2 (2 sq mi). The comune with fewest people living in it is Frontino with 293 inhabitants.

Main comuni

The following table shows the 10 comuni with more inhabitants with their population, and their area and altitude.

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Pesaro &&&&&&&&&&094813.&&&&&094,813 126.77 747.9 11
2 Fano &&&&&&&&&&060852.&&&&&060,852 121.84 499.4 12
3 Vallefoglia &&&&&&&&&&015016.&&&&&015,016 39.57 379.5 280
4 Urbino &&&&&&&&&&014844.&&&&&014,844 226.50 65.5 485
5 Mondolfo &&&&&&&&&&014235.&&&&&014,235 22.82 623.8 144
6 Colli al Metauro &&&&&&&&&&012400.&&&&&012,400 46.17 268.6 66
7 Fossombrone &&&&&&&&&&&09528.&&&&&09,528 106.88 89.1 118
8 Cagli &&&&&&&&&&&08652.&&&&&08,652 226.46 38.2 276
9 Fermignano &&&&&&&&&&&08563.&&&&&08,563 43.70 195.9 200
10 Tavullia &&&&&&&&&&&07987.&&&&&07,987 42.07 189.9 170

Twinned and partner towns

The province of Pesaro and Urbino is twinned with:

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