List of the regions of Italy and their cities

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How many regions does Italy have? Do you know the names of the capital cities of the regions? Learn about the regioni, province and comuni of Italy.

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The regions of Italy

cartina fisica - List of the regions of Italy and their cities

Italy is is divided into regioni. The regions of Italy are 20. Each region have a city seat of the regional administration, known as il capoluogo. The capoluogo is the capital city of a region. Italy has one capitale (Roma), but 20 capoluoghi, one for each region.

For example Firenze is the capoluogo of Toscana and Roma, besides being the capital of Italy, is the capoluogo of Lazio.

Do you know the names of the 20 Italian regions and their capoluoghi?

REGIONECAPOLUOGO
Valle d’AostaAosta
PiemonteTorino
LombardiaMilano
Trentino-Alto AdigeTrento
VenetoVenezia
Friuli-Venezia GiuliaTrieste
LiguriaGenova
Emilia-RomagnaBologna
ToscanaFirenze
UmbriaPerugia
MarcheAncona
LazioRoma
AbruzzoL’Aquila
MoliseCampobasso
CampaniaNapoli
PugliaBari
BasilicataMatera
CalabriaCatanzaro
SiciliaPalermo
SardegnaCagliari

Regioni, province e comuni

1. Regioni
2. Province | Città metropolitane
3. Comuni

As we have seen, Italy is divided into 20 regioni. Each region is divided into province, which are named after the city seat of the provincinal government: Provincia di Pisa, Provincia di Como, Provincia di Trieste.

Each provincia administrates many towns and villages: these are the comuni.

Some particularly big cities, like Florence, are città metropolitane and similar to province they also administrate comuni.

In the following table you can find the 1) Regions of Italy; 2) Capital cities; 3) Status (ordinary or special, that is, they have more autonomy); 4) Population; 5) Area; 6) Density; 7) Number of comuni; 8) Name of province and metropolitan cities.

RegioneCapoluogoStatutoPopolazione
(abitanti)*
Superficie (km²)Densità
(ab/km²)
ComuniProvince e città metropolitane
Valle d’AostaAostaspeciale125 6063 2613974Aosta
PiemonteTorinoordinario4 356 40625 3871721 181Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Cuneo, Novara, Torino, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Vercelli
LombardiaMilanoordinario10 041 82823 8634221 506Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi, Mantova, Milano, Monza e Brianza, Pavia, Sondrio, Varese
Trentino-Alto AdigeTrentospeciale1 072 27613 60579282Bolzano, Trento
VenetoVeneziaordinario4 905 85418 345267563Belluno, Padova, Rovigo, Treviso, Venezia, Verona, Vicenza
Friuli-Venezia GiuliaTriestespeciale1 215 2207 924153215Gorizia, Pordenone, Trieste, Udine
LiguriaGenovaordinario1 550 6405 416286234Genova, Imperia, La Spezia, Savona
Emilia-RomagnaBolognaordinario4 459 47722 453199328Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Ravenna, Reggio Emilia, Rimini
ToscanaFirenzeordinario3 729 64122 987162273Arezzo, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa e Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato, Siena
UmbriaPerugiaordinario882 0158 46410492Perugia, Terni
MarcheAnconaordinario1 525 2719 401162228Ancona, Ascoli Piceno, Fermo, Macerata, Pesaro e Urbino
LazioRomaordinario5 879 08217 232341378Frosinone, Latina, Rieti, Roma, Viterbo
AbruzzoL’Aquilaordinario1 311 58010 831121305Chieti, L’Aquila, Pescara, Teramo
MoliseCampobassoordinario305 6174 46068131Campobasso, Isernia
CampaniaNapoliordinario5 801 69213 671424550Avellino, Benevento, Caserta, Napoli, Salerno
PugliaBariordinario4 029 05319 541206257Bari, Barletta-Andria-Trani, Brindisi, Lecce, Foggia, Taranto
BasilicataMateraordinario562 86910 07356131Matera, Potenza
CalabriaCatanzaroordinario1 947 13115 221128404Catanzaro, Cosenza, Crotone, Reggio Calabria, Vibo Valentia
SiciliaPalermospeciale4 999 89125 832197390Agrigento, Caltanissetta, Catania, Enna, MessinaPalermo, Ragusa, Siracusa, Trapani
SardegnaCagliarispeciale1 639 59124 10068377Cagliari, Nuoro, Oristano, Sassari, Sud Sardegna[23]
ITALIA(capitale)
ROMA
60 359 546302 0732007914107

Learn more!

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QUIZ: How much do you know about the regions of Italy? here
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Data update in January 2019. Source: Wikipedia

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