Ostiense or Q. X Ostiense is a quarter of Rome in the south metropolitan area of Rome, Italy. it is part of Municipio VIII of Rome. Ostiense is also a namesake of an urban zone of Rome, a kind of smaller statistical and planning area, but with the serial 11A.
Ostiense was an industrial area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Remnants of that era include a prominent gasometer and the Centrale Montemartini (a former power station now housing part of the Capitoline Museum's collection of classical sculpture).
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