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Emilia-Romagna Region

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Region of Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna (pronounced [eˈmiːlja roˈmaɲɲa], Emilian: Emélia-Rumâgna, Romagnol: Emélia-Rumâgna) is an administrative Region of Northern Italy, comprising the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna. Its capital is Bologna. It has an area of 22,446 km2 (8,666 sq mi), and about 4.4 million inhabitants.

Emilia-Romagna is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Europe, with the third highest GDP per capita in Italy. Bologna, its capital, has one of Italy's highest quality of life indices and advanced social services. Emilia-Romagna is also a cultural and tourist centre, being the home of the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world, containing Romanesque and Renaissance cities (such as Modena, Parma and Ferrara), being a centre for food and automobile production (home of automotive companies such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Pagani, De Tomaso and Ducati) and having popular coastal resorts such as Rimini and Riccione.

Provinces (Province)

Emilia-Romagna is divided into nine provinces, including the metropolitan city of Bologna.

Locations of provinces of Emilia-Romagna.
Province Number of Comuni Population Area
(km²)
Web site
Metropolitan City of Bologna 55 1,015,108 3,703 Bologna
Ferrara 21 345,691 2,635 Ferrara
Forlì-Cesena 30 394,627 2,378 Forlì-Cesena
Modena 47 705,422 2688 Modena
Parma 44 452,022 3,447 Parma
Piacenza 46 287,780 2,586 Piacenza
Ravenna 18 389,235 1,859 Ravenna
Reggio Emilia 42 531,891 2,291 Reggio Emilia
Rimini 27 339,437 922 Rimini

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