Province of Pesaro and Urbino

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Province of Pesaro e Urbino
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Pesaro e Urbino in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Pesaro e Urbino in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Marche
Capital(s) Pesaro
Comuni 60
Government
 • President Matteo Ricci (PD)
Area
 • Total 2,564.21 km2 (990.05 sq mi)
Population (2009-7-31)
 • Total 364,896
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Telephone prefix

0721 Pesaro

0722 Urbino
Vehicle registration PU
ISTAT 041
Map of the province
Sanctuary of Santa Maria in Val d'Abisso at Piobbico.

The Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Italian: Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino, pronounced [proˈvintʃa di ˈpeːzaro e urˈbiːno]) is a province in the Marche region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Pesaro. It also borders the state of San Marino.

History[edit]

After the referendum of 2006, seven municipalities of Montefeltro were detached from the Province to join the Province of Rimini (Emilia-Romagna) on 15 August 2009.[1][2] The municipalities are Casteldelci, Maiolo, Novafeltria, Pennabilli, San Leo, Sant'Agata Feltria and Talamello.

Geography[edit]

It has an area of 2,564 square kilometres (990 sq mi) and a total population of 364,896 (2010). There are 60 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province, see Comunes of the Province of Pesaro e Urbino.

As for May 31, 2005, the main comuni by population are:

Commune Population
Pesaro 91,977
Fano 62,106
Urbino 15,377
Mondolfo 11,504
Fossombrone 9,687
Cagli 8,975
Fermignano 8,155
Sant'Angelo in Lizzola 7,709
Cartoceto 7,105
Novafeltria[3] 6,978
Pergola 6,828
Urbania 6,780
Tavullia 6,032
Montelabbate 5,917
Saltara 5,705
Colbordolo 5,680
Gabicce Mare 5,639
Lunano 1,232

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Italian) Article about the legislation
  2. ^ (Italian) Article on "il Resto del Carlino"
  3. ^ From 2009 part of the Province of Rimini

External links[edit]

Media related to Province of Pesaro and Urbino at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°54′36.54″N 12°54′47.88″E / 43.9101500°N 12.9133000°E / 43.9101500; 12.9133000