Province of Bologna

Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Province of Bologna
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About Province of Bologna

The province of Bologna (Italian: province of Bologna) was a province in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Its provincial capital was the city of Bologna. The province of Bologna covered an area of 3,702.32 square kilometers (1,429.47 square miles) and had a total population of 1,004,323 inhabitants as of December 31, 2014, giving it a population density of 271.27 inhabitants per square kilometer. It was replaced by the Metropolitan City of Bologna starting from January 2015.


The province of Bologna was one of the nine provinces of the Emilia-Romagna region in north-western Italy from 1859 to 2014. It was delimited to the east by the Province of Ravenna, the Province of Ferrara is located in the north and the Province of Modena is located West. To the south are the Province of Florence, the Province of Prato and the Province of Pistoia, which are all located in the Tuscany region. The Province extends from the flood plain of the Po Valley to the Apennines; the highest point was the province is the peak of Corno alle Scale in the municipality of Lizzano in Belvedere, which is 1,945 meters (6,381 feet) above sea level.

List of municipalities

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