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Region o Italy


Coat of arms
Kintra Italy
Caipital Naples
 • Preses Stefano Caldoro (PdL)
 • Tot 13,590 km2 (5,250 sq mi)
Population (30-04-2011)
 • Tot 5,954,882
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 96.3[1] billion (2008)
GDP per capita € 16,400[2] (2008)

Campanie (Italian pronunciation: [kamˈpaːnja]) is a region in soothren Italy. The region haes a population o aroond 5.8 million fowk, makkin it the seicont-maist-populous region o Italy; its total aurie o 13,590 km² maks it the maist densely populatit region in the kintra.[3] Locatit on the Italian Peninsulae, wi the Tyrrhenian Sea tae the wast, it includes the sma Flegrean Islands an Capri for admeenistration as pairt o the region.

Govrenment an politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Politics o Campanie

The Politics of Campanie, taks place in a framework of a presidential representative democracy, whereby the President of the Regional Government is the head of government, an of a pluriform multi-pairty system. Executive power is exercised by the Regional Government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Regional Council.

The Regional Council of Campanie (Consiglio Regionale della Campania) is composed of 60 members, of which 47 are elected in provincial constituencies with proportional representation, 12 from the so-called "regional elite" of the elected President and the last one is for the candidate for President who comes second who usually becomes the leader of the opposition in the Council. If a coalition wins more than 55% of the vote, another 6 candidates from the "regional elite" will be elected and the number of those elected in provincial constituencies will be 53.[4]

Map of region of Campania, Italy, with provinces-en.svg

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Campanie is divided into five provinces:

Province Area(km²) Population Density (inh./km²)
Province of Avellino 2,792 425,662 157.5
Province of Benevento 2,071 300,091 139.6
Province of Caserta 2,639 943,285 342.3
Province of Naples 1,171 3,175,010 2,625.9
Province of Salerno 4,923 1,155,601 224.5

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