Province of Syracuse

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Province of Syracuse
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Syracuse in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Syracuse in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sicily
Capital(s) Syracuse
Comuni 21
Government
 • President Bruno Marziano
Area
 • Total 2,109 km2 (814 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 396,175
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96100, 96010-96019
Telephone prefix 0931, 095
Vehicle registration SR
ISTAT 089

The Province of Syracuse (Italian: Provincia di Siracusa; Sicilian: Pruvincia di Sarausa) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sicily in Italy. Its capital is the city of Syracuse.

It has an area of 2,109 square kilometres (814 sq mi) and a total population of 396,167 (2001). Syracuse has 8% of the Sicilian population and 8.2% of Sicily's area. It is bordered on the north and north-west by the Province of Catania and on the west by the Province of Ragusa.

Towns[edit]

There are 21 comuni (or municipalities) in the province [1], see Comunes of the Province of Syracuse. The most populated are:

Commune Population
Syracuse 123,115
Augusta 33,818
Avola 31,576
Lentini 24,409
Noto 23,367
Floridia 21,565
Pachino 21,477
Rosolini 20,997
Carlentini 17,245
Francofonte 12,619
Melilli 12,618
Priolo Gargallo 11,991
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Coordinates: 37°5′N 15°17′E / 37.083°N 15.283°E / 37.083; 15.283