Province o Terni

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Province o Terni
Province

Coat of arms
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Terni in Italy
Kintra  Italy
Region Umbrie
Caipital(s) Terni
Comuni 33
Government
 • Preses Feliciano Polli (PD)
Area
 • Total 2,122 km2 (819 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 232,311
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05010-05018, 05020-05026,
05028-05032, 05034-05035,
05039, 05100
Telephone prefix 075, 0744, 0763
Vehicle registration TR
ISTAT 055

The Province o Terni (Italian: Provincia di Terni) is the smawer o the twa provinces in the Umbrie region o Italy, comprisin ane-third o baith the aurie an population o the region. Its caipital is the ceety o Terni. The province came intae being in 1927, when it wis carvit oot o the oreeginal unitary province o Umbrie.

The province o Terni haes an aurie o 2,122 km², an a total population o 219,783 (2001). There are 33 comunes (Italian: comuni in the province.[1]

As o Juin 2006, the anerlie comunes wi a population ower 10,000 are Terni, Orvieto, Narni an Amelia.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is bordered tae the north wi the Province o Perugia, tae the east, soothwast wi the Lazio (Province o Rieti an Province o Viterbo) an tae northwast wi the Tuscany (Province o Siena). The province extends intae the soothwast o the Umbrie region, occupyin the last section o the Nera River valley near the confluence wi the Velino River, an the eastren pairt o the valley o the Tiber River.

The province o Terni is characterizit bi its slopes encoontered alang the path o rivers, allouin the exploitation o hydro catchment auries, so as tae hae led tae the creation o several airtificial lakes:

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the 2nt millennium BC the province wis occupeed bi a population cried Umbri, who foondit the ceeties o Ameria, Narnia Nahars, Otricolum an Interamna Nahars. Wi the development o the Etruscan ceevilization, their territory wis reducit tae the valleys o the Black an Velino. Ane o the maist important an richest Etruscan ceeties in Province o Terni wis Orvieto an an unidentifeed place cried Fanum Voltumnae. For centuries, Umbrian and Etruscan focht haurd for the rule o the Tiber valley, till, in 299 BC when Roman legions began the invasion o Umbrie.

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Map o the Province o Terni