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Region of Italy
Flag of Umbria
Coat of arms of Umbria
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Umbria in Italy.svg
Country Italy
 • Total 8,464.33 km2 (3,268.10 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 891,181
 • Density 105.28666/km2 (272.69119/sq mi)
Demonym(s) umbro
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 21.8 billion (2008)
NUTS Region ITE3

Umbria is one of the twenty regions of Italy, in center Italy. It is the one of the smallest Italian region. Its capital is Perugia.

It is the only region without a coastline and without a border with other countries.


The region is located in Central Italy bordered by Marche to the east and northeast, Tuscany to the west and northwest, and Lazio to the south and southwest.

The main river in the region is the Tiber. Other important rivers are the Nera, Paglia, Topino, Chiascio and Nestore.

The largest lake of Umbria is the Trasimeno, one of the largest lake of Italy.

The highest mountain in the region is Cima del Redentore, in the Sibillini Mountains (Italian: Monti Sibillini), with an altitude of 2,448 m (8,031 ft).


Umbria is divided into two provinces:

Province Abbreviation Area (km²) Population Density
Perugia PG 6,337.15 662,110 104.5
Terni TR 2,127.18 229,071 107.7

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