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Province of Verona
Loggia del Consiglio in Verona, the provincial seat.
Map with the province of Verona, in red, in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Veneto
Area
 • Total 3,096.39 km2 (1,195.52 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2016)
 • Total 922,383
 • Density 297.8898/km2 (771.5310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37121-37142 Verona, 37010-37069
Telephone prefix 045, 0442
ISO 3166 code IT-VR
Vehicle registration VR
ISTAT 023
Website Official website

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

Geography

The province of Verona has an area of 3,096.39 km2 (1,195.52 sq mi), the second largest province in the Veneto region, after the Belluno province, and is the most western of the provinces of the region. Most of its territory is almost flat, with few mountains. The highest point of the province is Cima Valdritta, that is 2,218 m (7,277 ft) high.

The main river in the province is the Adige; it flows through the capital of the province. To the west of the province is the Lake Garda (Italian: Lago di Garda), the largest lake of Italy.

The climate in the city of Verona is Humid Subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification: Cfa).

Veneto provinces.

The province of Verona borders to the north with the Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol region), to the east with the Vicenza and Padua provinces, to the southeast with the Rovigo province, to the south and west with the Lombardy region (Mantua province) and to the northwest with the Brescia province (Lombardy region).

Population

As of 1 January  2016 (2016 -01-01), there are 922,383 persons living in the province, for a population density of 297.9 inhabitants/km².

Municipalities

There are 98 municipalities (or comuni) in the province. The largest comune is Verona, with 198.92 km2 (77 sq mi) and the smallest is Concamarise, with 7.91 km2 (3 sq mi). The comune with fewest inhabitants is Ferrara di Monte Baldo, with 226 inhabitants.

Main comuni

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

No. Comune Population
(2016)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Verona &&&&&&&&&0258765.&&&&&0258,765 198.92 1,300.8 59
2 Villafranca di Verona &&&&&&&&&&033194.&&&&&033,194 57.34 578.9 54
3 Legnago &&&&&&&&&&025351.&&&&&025,351 79.27 319.8 16
4 San Giovanni Lupatoto &&&&&&&&&&025066.&&&&&025,066 19.01 1,318.6 42
5 San Bonifacio &&&&&&&&&&021284.&&&&&021,284 33.79 629.9 31
6 Bussolengo &&&&&&&&&&019938.&&&&&019,938 24.23 822.9 127
7 Sona &&&&&&&&&&017683.&&&&&017,683 41.15 429.7 169
8 Pescantina &&&&&&&&&&017128.&&&&&017,128 19.73 868.1 80
9 Negrar &&&&&&&&&&017119.&&&&&017,119 40.42 423.5 190
10 Cerea &&&&&&&&&&016529.&&&&&016,529 70.30 235.1 18

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