Province of Rimini

Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Province of Rimini
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About Province of Rimini

Coordinates: 44 ° 3′N 12 ° 34′E / 44.050 ° N 12.567 ° E / 44.050; 12.567

The province of Rimini (Italian: province of Rimini) is a province of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The provincial capital is the homonymous city of Rimini. The province borders the independent Republic of San Marino. As of 2019, the province has a population of 339,437 inhabitants on an area of 864.88 square kilometers (333.93 square miles), giving it a population density of 387.57 inhabitants per square kilometer. The built-up urban area of

Rimini had a population of 147,578 inhabitants within the city limits. There are 26 municipalities (singular: municipality) in the province.


Rimini was founded in 268 BC as a Latin colony and was connected both to the Via Flaminia in Rome and to the Via Emilia in Piacenza. It became an Augustan colony and after the fall of Rome in 476, it became part of a Byzantine confederation containing some citations along the Marche coast. Subsequently, it remained under papal rule for many years until it became common in the eleventh century. It was ruled by the Guelph Malatesta family until the 16th century, when it was briefly ruled by Venice. It became part of the Papal States and later became a component of the kingdom of Italy. In the Second World War it was heavily bombed but freed in 1944 by British and Polish troops.

After the 2006 referendum, seven municipalities of Montefeltro were detached from the Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Marche) to join the Province of Rimini on August 15, 2009. The municipalities are Casteldelci, Maiolo, Novafeltria, Pennabilli, San Leo, Sant'Agata Feltria and Talamello.


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