Province of Verona

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Province of Verona
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Verona in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Verona in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Veneto
Capital(s) Verona
Comuni 98
Government
 • President Giovanni Miozzi
Area
 • Total 3,109 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 926,849
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37010-37014, 37016-37024, 37026, 37028-37032, 37035-37036, 37039-37047, 37049-37060, 37063-37064, 37066-37069, 37121-37142
Telephone prefix 045, 0442
Vehicle registration VR
ISTAT 023
Website portale.provincia.vr.it

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

Overview[edit]

The province has an area of 3,109 square kilometres (1,200 sq mi) and a total population of about 0.9 million. There are 98 comuni (singular: comune) in the province.[1]

Important comuni include Bovolone, Bonavigo, Bussolengo, Cerea, Isola della Scala, Legnago, Negrar, Peschiera del Garda, San Bonifacio, San Giovanni Lupatoto, San Martino Buon Albergo, Soave, Sona, Valeggio sul Mincio and Villafranca di Verona.

William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet takes place in Verona, as do some scenes in his play The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The Casa di Giulietta (Juliet Capulet's villa in the play) is an important local visitor attraction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Banca Dati Provincia Verona, Unione delle Province d‘Italia (in Italian).

External links[edit]

Media related to Province of Verona at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 45°26′N 10°59′E / 45.43°N 10.98°E / 45.43; 10.98