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The Province of Modena (Italian: Provincia di Modena) is a province in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Modena.

Province of Modena
Province
The Via Emilia in Castelfranco Emilia.
The Via Emilia in Castelfranco Emilia.
Map highlighting the location of the province of Modena in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Modena in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Capital(s) Modena
Comuni 48
Government
 • President Gian Carlo Muzzarelli
Area
 • Total 2,688 km2 (1,038 sq mi)
Population (31 August 2017)
 • Total 700,722
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41000-41100
Telephone prefix 059, 0535, 0536
Vehicle registration MO
ISTAT 036

It has an area of 2,689 square kilometres (1,038 sq mi) and a total population of about 701,000 (2015). There are 48 comuni (singular: comune) in the province,[1] see Comuni of the Province of Modena. The largest after Modena are Carpi, Sassuolo, Formigine and Castelfranco Emilia.

EconomyEdit

Modena is one of the most important industrial-economy poles in Europe: it is widely considered as capital of Supercars and SportCars industries lodging Ferrari, Maserati, De Tomaso and Pagani car manufacturers, international food industries like Grandi Salumifici, Cremonini Group, Fini Group, pottery manufacturers (Sassuolo hinterland is regarded as "pottery district"), textiles and pharmaceutical.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2007-08-07. 

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Coordinates: 44°10′49″N 10°38′54″E / 44.1802°N 10.6482°E / 44.1802; 10.6482