Province of Lucca

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Province of Lucca
Province
Laghetti di Compione in Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park
Laghetti di Compione in Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park
Map highlighting the location of the province of Lucca within the Tuscany region of Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Lucca within the Tuscany region of Italy
Country  Italy
Region Toscana
Capital(s) Lucca
Comuni 35
Government
 • President Stefano Baccelli
Area
 • Total 1,773 km2 (685 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 394,695
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 55110
Telephone prefix 0583 and 0584
Vehicle registration LU
ISTAT 046

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

It has an area of 1,773 square kilometres (685 sq mi) and a total population of about 400,000. There are 35 comuni (singular: comune) in the province [1].

Lucca within Tuscany

Within Tuscany, Lucca borders the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west, the provinces of Massa e Carrara to the northwest, Pisa to the south, Pistoia to the north-east and Firenze to the west. To the north it abuts the region of Emilia-Romagna (Provinces of Reggio Emilia and Province of Modena). Access to the Tyrrhenian Sea is through municipalities such as Torre del Lago, Viareggio, and Forte dei Marmi.

It is divided into four areas;

Regions of Lucca:
  Piana di Lucca
  Versilia
  Media valle del Serchio
  Garfagnana

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Coordinates: 43°51′N 10°31′E / 43.850°N 10.517°E / 43.850; 10.517