Italy Regions

Arezzo (AR) (Tuscany)

Tuscany (Florence) region In Central Italy. Surface 3201 sq.km.; 39 communes; mountainous and hilly relief; agriculture, breeding; cold cuts and cheese (Pecorino) production; iron and steel industry, thermoelettrical station. Main centers: Cortona, Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno, Sansepolcro, Castiglion Fiorentino, Bibbiena.

Ascoli Piceno (AP) (Marche)

Marche (Ancona) region In Central Italy. . Surface 2087 sq.km.; 73 communes; hilly relief; agriculture and fishing; travertine and metan underground sources. Main centers: San Benedetto del Tronto, Acquasanta Terme, Fermo, Porto San Giorgio, Grottammare.

Asti (AT) (Piedmont)

Piedmont (Turin) region In Northern Italy. The smallest province in Piedmont instituted in 1935. Surface 1511 sq.km.; 120 communes; mostly hilly relief (hills of Monferrato); agriculture (wines:moscato, barolo, barbera, grignolino, freisa, brachetto, dolcetto), notable breeding; metal and glass industries. Main centers: Nizza Monferrato, Canelli, San Damiano.

Avellino (AV) Campania)

Campania (Naples) region in Northern Italy. Surface 2801 sq.km.; 119 communes; mostly mountainous relief covered by forests; agriculture, breeding. Main centers: Ariano Irpino, Atripalda, Altavilla Irpina, Avella, Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi, Montemarano, Solofra.

Bari (BA) (Apulia)

Apulia (Bari) region in Southern Italy. Surface 5129 sq.km.; 48 communes; agriculture (wine, vegetables, grain), breeding and fishing; food, textile, shoes, soap, cement, tabaco industries. Main centers: Alberobello, Altamura, Andria, Barletta, Bisceglie, Bitonto, Canosa, Castellana Grotta, Corato, Gravina, Molfetta, Monopoli, Rutigliano, Trani.

Belluno (BL) (Veneto)

Veneto (Venice) region in Northern Italy . The largest and less populated province in Veneto. Surface 3678 sq.km.; 69 communes; mostly mountainous relief rich with forests, pastures and waters; agriculture, breeding, industries. Main centers: Auronzo, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Feltre, Pieve di Cadore, Agordo, Pedavena.

Benevento (BN) (Campania)

Campania (Naples) region in Southern Italy. The less populated province of Campania. Surface 2061 sq.km.; 78 communes; mostly mountainous relief; agriculture (tabaco, grain, oil, wine, fruit, vegetables), notable breeding, production of cold cuts and cheeses. Main centers: Montesarchio, Morcone, San Bartolomeo in Galdo, Apice, Guardia Sanframondi, Solopaca, Paduli, San Girgio...

Bergamo (BG) (Lombardy)

Lombardy (Milan) region in Northern Italy . Surface 2759 sq.km.; 244 communes; agriculture, breeding, flourishing industries. Main centers: Treviglio, Albino, Seriate, Caravaggio, Dalmine, Alzano Lombardo, Romano di Lombardia, Calolziocorte, Nembro, Ponte San Pietro, Zogno, Clusone, Lovere, San Pellegrino, Sarnico, Sotto il Monte.

Biella (BI) / Vercelli (VC) (Piedmont)

Region of Piedmont (Turin) in Northern Italy . Surface 3001 sq.km.; 169 communes; agriculture, industries. Main centers: Biella, Borgosesia, Cossato, Trino, Trivero, Gattinara, Varallo, Santhia.

Bologna (BO) (Emilia-Romagna)

Emilia-Romagna (Bologna) region in Northern Italy . Surface 3702 sq.km.; 60 communes; agriculture, breeding, industries. Main centers: Imola, Casalecchio di Reno, Budrio, Crevalcore, Castel San Pietro Terme, Medicina, Molinella, Marzabotto, Porretta Terme.

Bolzano (BZ) (Trentino-Alto Adige)

Trentino-Alto Adige (Trento) region in Northern Italy . Surface 7400 sq.km.; 116 communes; instituted in 1927. Main centers: Bressanone, Brunico, Merani, Vipiteno, Appiano, Castelrotto, Laives, Lana, Sarentino, Ortisei.

Brescia (BS) (Lombardy)

Lombardy (Milan) region in Northern Italy . The largest province in Lombardy. Surface 4749 sq.km.; 206 communes; agriculture, breeding, industries of all kinds. Main centers: Chiari, Desenzano, Ghedi, Gardone Val Trompia, palazzolo sull'Oglio, Manerbio, Montichiari, Orzinuovi, Rovato, Lonato, Iseo, Edolo, Ponte di Legno, Salo', Gardone Riviera.

Brindisi (BR) (Apulia)

Apulia (Bari) region in Southern Italy. Surface 1838 sq.km.; 20 communes; agriculture and fishing. Main centers: Ostuni, Francavilla Fontana, Fasano, Ceglie Messapico, Mesagne.

Cagliari (CA) /Oristano (OR) (Sardinia)

Region of Sardinia (Cagliari) in Southern Italy. The richest province of the island. Surface 9297sq.km.; Cagliari - 109communes, Oristano - 78 communes; mostly mountainous and hilly relief; agriculture, breeding and fishing, abundant underground resources, industries. Main centers: Iglesias, Oristano, Carbonia, Terralba, Quartu Sant'Elena, Carloforte..

Caltanissetta (CL) (Sicily)

Region of Sicily (Palermo) in Southern Italy. Surface 2104 sq.km.; 22 communes; agriculture, exploration of underground resources. Main centers: Gela, Niscemi, San Cataldo, Riesi, Mazzarino, Mussomeli.