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Province of Pesaro and Urbino
Pesaro e Urbino
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
 • Total 2,567.78 km2 (991.43 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 361,561
 • Density 140.8068/km2 (364.6881/sq mi)
Time zone CETU (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61100
Telephone prefix

0721 Pesaro

0722 Urbino
Vehicle registration PU
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..


Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino
Map of the province

Pesaro and Urbino has an area of 1,963.22 km2 (758 sq mi). 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 tfe Adriatic Sea

  • Conca; its mouth is between Cattolica and Misano Adriatico.
  • Foglia; its mouth is in Pesaro.
  • Metauro; its mouth is in Fano.
  • Cesano, that forms partially the limit with the province of Ancona; its mouth is near Senigallia.


As of 31 December  2015 (2015 -12-31), there are 361,561 persons living in the comune, for a population density of 140.8 inhabitants/km².


The province has 59 comuni. The comuni with more people (over 8,000) living in them areː

Comune Population. Area
Pesaro 94,582 126.77
Fano 60,888 121.84
Urbino 15,019 226.50
VallefogliaI 15,018 39.57
Mondolfo 14,277 22.82
Fossombrone 9,575 106.88
Cagli 8,731 226.46
Fermignano 8,596 43.70
Tavullia 8,003 42.07

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 least inhabitants is Frontino, with 293 inhabitants.

Twinned and partner towns

The province of Pesaro and Urbino is twinned with:

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