Province of Trapani

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Province of Trapani
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Trapani in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Trapani in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sicily
Capital(s) Trapani
Comuni 24
Area
 • Total 2,460 km2 (950 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 425,067
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 91100
Telephone prefix 0923
Vehicle registration TP
ISTAT 081

Trapani (Italian: Provincia di Trapani, Sicilian: Pruvincia di Tràpani) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sicily in Italy. Its capital is the city of Trapani.

It has an area of 2,460 square kilometres (950 sq mi) and a total population of 425,121 (2001). There are 24 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province (see Comuni of the Province of Trapani).

Besides the capital Trapani, other cities and places of interest in the province include Segesta, Gibellina, Erice, Castelvetrano, Alcamo, Marsala, Mazara del Vallo, Castellammare del Golfo, and Mozia. The nearby island of Pantelleria, and the Aegadian Islands are also administratively a part of Trapani province.

The province of Trapani alone produces more wine than the entire regions of Tuscany or Piedmont or such nations as Hungary, Austria or Chile.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 38°01′02″N 12°32′43″E / 38.01722°N 12.54528°E / 38.01722; 12.54528