Province of Viterbo

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Province of Viterbo
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Viterbo in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Viterbo in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Lazio
Capital(s) Viterbo
Comuni 60
Government
 • President Marcello Meroi
Area
 • Total 3,612 km2 (1,395 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 321,008
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01100, 010xx
Telephone prefix 0761, 0763, 0766, 06
Vehicle registration VT
ISTAT 056

The Province of Viterbo (Italian: Provincia di Viterbo) is a province in the Lazio region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Viterbo. It is bordered to the north by the Province of Grosseto and Siena, by the north-east with the Province of Terni and Rieti, in the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea and south by the Province of Rome. This province is often unofficially (but commonly) called "Tuscia", from the name of the larger Roman region of Etruria, or "Alto Lazio" (English: Upper Lazio).

It has an area of 3,612 square kilometres (1,395 sq mi) and a total population of 299,830 (2005). There are 60 comuni (singular: comune) in the province, see Comuni of the Province of Viterbo. At May 31, 2005, the main comuni by population are:

Comune Population
Viterbo 60,537
Civita Castellana 16,072
Tarquinia 15,910
Montefiascone 13,102
Vetralla 12,459
Nepi 8,438
Soriano nel Cimino 8,420
Orte 8,237
Ronciglione 8,177
Montalto di Castro 8,061
Tuscania 7,857
Fabrica di Roma 7,218
Capranica 5,871
Acquapendente 5,771
Sutri 5,638
Caprarola 5,388
Canino 5,106
Vignanello 4,699
Bassano Romano 4,465
Bolsena 4,161

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Coordinates: 42°25′7″N 12°6′15″E / 42.41861°N 12.10417°E / 42.41861; 12.10417