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Bologna (province)

Province of Bologna
Coat of arms of Province of Bologna
Coat of arms

Map highlighting the location of the province of Bologna in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Capital(s) Bologna
Comuni 60
 • President Beatrice Draghetti (PD)
 • Total 3,702 km2 (1,429 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,000,335
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40121/40141 (Bologna), 40010-40069 (other comuni)
Telephone prefix 051, 0534, 0542
Vehicle registration BO

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


It has an area of 3,702 km², and a total population of about one million (2012). There are 60 Comuni of the Province of Bologna. As of November 30, 2010, the main comuni by population are:

Comune Population
Bologna 380,604
Imola 68,997
Casalecchio di Reno 35,643
San Lazzaro di Savena 31,450
San Giovanni in Persiceto 27,210
Castel San Pietro Terme 20,689
Zola Predosa 18,278
Budrio 17,924
Castel Maggiore 17,455
Pianoro 17,230
Medicina 16,679
Molinella 15,803
Sasso Marconi 14,709
Castenaso 14,281
Crevalcore 13,674
Calderara di Reno 13,099
Ozzano dell'Emilia 12,857
Anzola dell'Emilia 11,915
San Pietro in Casale 11,815
Monte San Pietro 10,982
Granarolo dell'Emilia 10,600
Crespellano 10,000

External links

  • Provincia di Bologna homepage (in Italian)
  • Bologna Old Picture

Coordinates: 44°29′38″N 11°20′34″E / 44.49389°N 11.34278°E / 44.49389; 11.34278

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