|Provincia di Firenze|
|Province of Kingdom of Italy and Republic of Italy|
Map highlighting the location of the province of Florence in Italy
|3,514 km2 (1,357 sq mi)|
|31 December 2014|
|Today part of||Metropolitan City of Florence|
The province of Florence (Italian: provincia di Firenze) was a province in the northeast of Tuscany region of Italy. The city or comune of Florence was both the capital of the Province of Florence, and of the Region of Tuscany. It had an area of 3,514 square kilometres (1,357 sq mi) and a population of 1,012,180 as of 31 December 2014. The territory of the province was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
In 2015 the province was replaced by the Metropolitan City of Florence.
The Province of Florence was bordered by the Province of Bologna in the north, the Province of Ravenna and Forlì-Cesena in the north-east, the provinces of Prato, Pistoia, Pisa and Lucca in the west; the Province of Siena in the south and the Province of Arezzo in the east and southeast. Much of the province lied in the plain of the Arno river.
List of presidents of the province of Florence
|President||Term start||Term end||Party|
|1||Mario Fabiani||1951||1962||Italian Communist Party|
|2||Elio Gabbuggiani||1962||1970||Italian Communist Party|
|3||Luigi Tassinari||1970||1975||Italian Communist Party|
|4||Franco Ravà||1975||1980||Italian Socialist Party|
|5||Renato Righi||1980||1981||Italian Socialist Party|
|6||Oublesse Conti||1981||1985||Italian Communist Party|
|7||Alberto Brasca||1985||1990||Italian Communist Party|
|8||Mila Pieralli||1990||1995||Italian Communist Party|
Democratic Party of the Left
|9||Michele Gesualdi||1995||1999||Italian People's Party|
|10||Matteo Renzi||2004||2009||The Daisy|
|11||Andrea Barducci||2009||2014||Democratic Party|
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