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Province of Rome
Bandiera di Provincia di Roma.PNG
Nation  Italy
Region Lazio
Capital(s) Rome
Area 5,352 km2
Population (2009) 4,125,169
Density 770.8 inhab./km2
Comuni 121
Vehicle Registration ROMA
Postal Code n/a
Telephone Prefix 06, 0774, 0766
ISTAT 058
President Nicola Zingaretti
Executive Democratic Party
Last elections 2008
Roma posizione.png
Map highlighting the location of the province of Rome in Italy
For provinces of Ancient Rome, see Roman province

The Province of Rome (Italian: Provincia di Roma), is a province and the metropolitan area of Rome in the Lazio region of Italy, with an area of 5,352 km², and a total population of over 4.1 million residents (April 2009) in 121 comuni (singular: comune), see Comuni of the Province of Rome. The province can be viewed as the extended metropolitan area of the city of Rome, although in its more peripheral portions, especially to the north, it comprises towns surrounded by firmly rural landscape, just as towns elsewhere throughout Italy.

Geography

The Province of Rome with its more than 5,000 km ², covering almost one third of the territory of Lazio. Geographically it occupies the flat area of the Roman and the Tiber Valley to the mountains and dell'Aniene Lucretili Sabini and, in addition to the mountainous regions of the Tolfa and Monti Sabatini to the north-west, the area of the mountains Tiburtini Prenestini Simbruini and east, the area of the Colli Albani and the northern foothills of the mountains and high Lepine Sacco valley to the south-east. The western boundary of the province is represented by the Tyrrhenian Sea on which spread to about 130 km from the coast near Rome from Civitavecchia to Torre Asturias. In the territory there are several lakes, almost all of volcanic origin, which are concentrated in the north-west of the mountains and Sabatini in the south-east of the Colli Albani.

Poupulation

The main comuni by population are:

Commune Population
Rome 2,714,932
Guidonia Montecelio 74,511
Fiumicino 58,394
Civitavecchia 50,985
Tivoli 50,951
Velletri 50,592
Anzio 47,784
Pomezia 47,465
Nettuno 41,398
Ciampino 37,933
Marino 37,424
Albano Laziale 36,778
Monterotondo 36,647
Ladispoli 35,323
Ardea 34,625
Cerveteri 32,456
Fonte Nuova 24,950
Genzano di Roma 22,607
Colleferro 21,614
Frascati 20,311
Grottaferrata 19,849
Mentana 18,623
Palestrina 18,175
Ariccia 18,062
Anguillara Sabazia 16,624
Santa Marinella 16,531
Bracciano 15,785

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Simple English

Province of Rome
Nation  Italy
Region Lazio
Capital(s) Rome
Area 5,352 km2
Population (2007) 4,044,995
Density 755 inhab./km2
Comuni 121
Vehicle Registration ROMA
Postal Code n/a
Telephone Prefix 06, 0774, 0766
ISTAT 058
President Enrico Gasbarra
File:Roma
Map highlighting the location of the province of Rome in Italy

Rome (or Italian: Roma) is a province in the region of Latium (or Italian: Lazio) in Italy.


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