Province of Prato

The Province of Prato (Italian: Provincia di Prato) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Prato. It was formed from part of the province of Florence in 1992.

Province of Prato
Palazzo Banci in Prato, the provincial seat.
Palazzo Banci in Prato, the provincial seat.
Map highlighting the location of the province of Prato in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Prato in Italy
Country Italy
RegionToscana
Capital(s)Prato
Comuni7
Government
 • PresidentFrancesco Puggelli
Area
 • Total365 km2 (141 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2013)
 • Total248,292
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
59100
Telephone prefix0574
Vehicle registrationPO
ISTAT100

The province has an area of 365 square kilometres (141 sq mi) and a total population of about 250,000. There are seven comunes (municipalities) in the province.

Notable residentsEdit

Municipalities and populationEdit

Municipality Population
Prato 188,691
Montemurlo 18,438
Carmignano 14,187
Vaiano 9,990
Poggio a Caiano 9,959
Vernio 6,095
Cantagallo 3,095

GovernmentEdit

List of Presidents of the Province of PratoEdit

  President Term start Term end Party
1 Daniele Mannocci 8 May 1995 16 June 1999 Independent (centre-left)
16 June 1999 14 June 2004
2 Massimo Logli 14 June 2004 23 June 2009 Independent (centre-left)
3 Lamberto Nazzareno Gestri 23 June 2009 13 October 2014 Democratic Party
4 Matteo Biffoni 13 October 2014 31 October 2018 Democratic Party
5 Francesco Puggelli 31 October 2018 Incumbent Democratic Party

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Coordinates: 43°52′50.93″N 11°5′47.62″E / 43.8808139°N 11.0965611°E / 43.8808139; 11.0965611