Padua metropolitan area

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The Paduan metropolitan area is the urban agglomeration of the city of Padua in Veneto, Italy.

It has been constituted as Metropolitan conference of Padua[1] (act number 37 of 25 March 2003). Anyway it is not by now recognised by the Italian Republic among the città metropolitane (metropolitan cities) that will be instituted to replace province.

It can be considered as one of the main parts of the Venetian metropolitan area around Venice.

Metropolitan area[edit]

The Paduan metropolitan area in composed by the city of Padua and 15 towns from the Province of Padua, and 1 town from the Province of Venice,[2][3] for a total of 394.011 inhabitants at 2001 census, on a surface of 375,94 km², as shown in the following table[4] (all data are referred to 2001 census):

Province Town Surface
(km²)
Population Veneto
Province of Padua Padua 92,85 204.870
Abano Terme 21,57 18.206
Albignasego 20,99 19.147
Cadoneghe 12,85 14.755
Casalserugo 15,52 5.519
Legnaro 14,89 6.895
Limena 15,04 6.858
Maserà di Padova 17,54 7.695
Mestrino 19,30 8.442
Noventa Padovana 7,17 8.083
Ponte San Nicolò 13,50 12.059
Rubano 14,56 13.671
Saonara 13,52 8.946
Selvazzano Dentro 19,58 19.753
Vigodarzere 19,91 11.702
Vigonza 33,32 19.458
Villafranca Padovana 23,83 7.952
Province of Venice Vigonovo 12,79 8.766[5]
TOTAL (at 2001)[6] 375,94 394.011

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