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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
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
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Capital(s)Modena
Comuni48
Government
 • PresidentGian Domenico Tomei
Area
 • Total2,688 km2 (1,038 sq mi)
Population
(31 August 2017)
 • Total700,722
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
41000-41100
Telephone prefix059, 0535, 0536
Vehicle registrationMO
ISTAT036

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. World famous and iconic trading cards company Panini Group also comes from Modena.

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