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Map with the province of Rieti in Italy
Map with the province of Rieti, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 42°24′30″N 12°51′36″E / 42.40833°N 12.86000°E / 42.40833; 12.86000Coordinates: 42°24′30″N 12°51′36″E / 42.40833°N 12.86000°E / 42.40833; 12.86000
Country Italy
RegionLazio
CapitalRieti
Comuni73
Government
 • PresidentGiuseppe Rinaldi[1]
Area
 • Total2,750.52 km2 (1,061.98 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2017)[3]
 • Total157,429
 • Density57.23609/km2 (148.2408/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
02100 Rieti, 02010-02048
Vehicle registrationRI
ISTAT057
WebsiteOfficial website

The Province of Rieti (Italian: Provincia di Rieti) is a province in the Lazio region of Central Italy. Its capital is the city of Rieti.

History

The province of Rieti was created in January of 1927 with parts of the provinces of Rome and L'Aquila.

Geography

Map of the province of Rieti

The province of Rieti has an area of 2,750.52 km2 (1,061.98 sq mi),[2] the second smallest province of the Lazio region.

The province is in the northeast of the Lazio region. It borders to the west, along the Tiber river, with the Viterbo province and the Rome, to the north with the Umbria region (provinces of Perugia and Terni), and to the east by Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Marche region, and with the provinces of L'Aquila and Teramo in the Abruzzo region.

The territory of the province is mostly mountainous with the Monti Sabini and Monti Reatini to the north, on the border with the Umbria region; the Monti Terminillo and the Monti della Laga to the east; and the Monti del Cicolano and Monti della Duchessa to the southeast.

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Gorzano (42°37′6″N 13°23′44″E / 42.61833°N 13.39556°E / 42.61833; 13.39556 (Monte Gorzano)), in the Monti della Laga in the eastern part of the province along the border with the Teramo province, with an altitude of 2,458 m (8,064 ft).[4]

The main rivers in the province are:

  • Tiber;
  • Velino, tributary of the Nera, 90 km long;
  • Salto, tributary of the Velino, 55 km long;
  • Turano, tributary of the Velino, 70 km long;
  • Corno, tributary of the Nera, 56 km long.

There are several artificial lakes; the largest is the Lago del Salto with an area of 10 km2 (3.9 sq mi).

Population

As of 1 January  2017 (2017 -01-01), there are 157,429 persons living in the province,[3] for a population density of 57.2 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population in the province of Rieti

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Administration

There are 73 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Accumoli
  2. Amatrice
  3. Antrodoco
  4. Ascrea
  5. Belmonte in Sabina
  6. Borbona
  7. Borgo Velino
  8. Borgorose
  9. Cantalice
  10. Cantalupo in Sabina
  11. Casaprota
  12. Casperia
  13. Castel di Tora
  14. Castel Sant'Angelo
  15. Castelnuovo di Farfa
  16. Cittaducale
  17. Cittareale
  18. Collalto Sabino
  19. Colle di Tora
  20. Collegiove
  21. Collevecchio
  22. Colli sul Velino
  23. Concerviano
  24. Configni
  25. Contigliano
  26. Cottanello
  27. Fara in Sabina
  28. Fiamignano
  29. Forano
  30. Frasso Sabino
  31. Greccio
  32. Labro
  33. Leonessa
  34. Longone Sabino
  35. Magliano Sabina
  36. Marcetelli
  37. Micigliano
  38. Mompeo
  39. Montasola
  40. Monte San Giovanni in Sabina
  41. Montebuono
  42. Monteleone Sabino
  43. Montenero Sabino
  44. Montopoli di Sabina
  45. Morro Reatino
  46. Nespolo
  47. Orvinio
  48. Paganico Sabino
  49. Pescorocchiano
  50. Petrella Salto
  51. Poggio Bustone
  52. Poggio Catino
  53. Poggio Mirteto
  54. Poggio Moiano
  55. Poggio Nativo
  56. Poggio San Lorenzo
  57. Posta
  58. Pozzaglia Sabina
  59. Rieti
  60. Rivodutri
  61. Rocca Sinibalda
  62. Roccantica
  63. Salisano
  64. Scandriglia
  65. Selci
  66. Stimigliano
  67. Tarano
  68. Toffia
  69. Torri in Sabina
  70. Torricella in Sabina
  71. Turania
  72. Vacone
  73. Varco Sabino

The largest comune is Rieti, with 206.46 km2 (79.71 sq mi) and the smallest is Frasso Sabino (4.39 km2 [1.69 sq mi] ).[5] The comune with fewest people living in it is Marcetelli with 89 inhabitants.

Main comuni

The following table shows the 10 comuni with more inhabitants with their population,[3] and their area and altitude.[6]

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Rieti &&&&&&&&&&047552.&&&&&047,552 206.46 230.3 405
2 Fara in Sabina &&&&&&&&&&013819.&&&&&013,819 54.96 251.4 482
3 Cittaducale &&&&&&&&&&&06786.&&&&&06,786 71.25 95.2 481
4 Poggio Mirteto &&&&&&&&&&&06343.&&&&&06,343 26.40 240.3 246
5 Borgorose &&&&&&&&&&&04542.&&&&&04,542 145.82 31.1 732
6 Montopoli di Sabina &&&&&&&&&&&04128.&&&&&04,128 37.94 108.8 331
7 Contigliano &&&&&&&&&&&03806.&&&&&03,806 53.55 71.1 488
8 Magliano Sabina &&&&&&&&&&&03740.&&&&&03,740 43.23 86.5 222
9 Forano &&&&&&&&&&&03160.&&&&&03,160 17.69 178.6 218
10 Scandriglia &&&&&&&&&&&03128.&&&&&03,128 63.35 49.4 535

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