Province of Modena

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Province of Modena
The Via Emilia in Castelfranco Emilia
The Via Emilia in Castelfranco Emilia
Map highlighting the location of the province of Modena in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Modena in Italy
Country Italy
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Capital(s)Modena
Comuni48
Government
 • PresidentGian Domenico Tomei
Area
 • Total2,688 km2 (1,038 sq mi)
Population
 (31 August 2017)
 • Total700,722
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
41000-41100
Telephone prefix059, 0535, 0536
Vehicle registrationMO
ISTAT036

The Province of Modena (Italian: Provincia di Modena) is a province in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Modena.

It has an area of 2,689 square kilometres (1,038 sq mi) and a total population of about 701,000 (2015). There are 48 comuni (singular: comune) in the province,[1] see Comuni of the Province of Modena. The largest after Modena are Carpi, Sassuolo, Formigine and Castelfranco Emilia.

Economy[edit]

Modena is one of the most important industrial areas in Europe. It is widely considered as the capital of the supercar and sports car industry, lodging the Ferrari, Maserati, De Tomaso and Pagani car manufacturers, is home to international food industries like Grandi Salumifici, Cremonini Group, Fini Group, and several pottery manufacturers, textile firms, and pharmaceutical companies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2007-08-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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Coordinates: 44°38′41″N 10°55′32″E / 44.644722°N 10.925556°E / 44.644722; 10.925556