Province o Siena

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Province o Siena
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Siena in Italy
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Siena in Italy
Kintra Italy
 • PresesSimone Bezzini (PD)
 • Total3821 km2 (1,475 sq mi)
 • Total194,440
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
53010-53015, 53017-53025, 53027,
53030-53031, 53034-53037, 53040-53043,
53045, 53047-53049, 53100
Telephone prefix0577, 0578
Vehicle registrationSI

The Province o Siena (Italian: Provincia di Siena) is a province in the Tuscany region o Italy. Its caipital is the ceety o Siena.

It haes an aurie o 3,821 km² (1475 mile²), an a total population o 252,288 (2001). There are 36 comuni (singular: comune) in the province[1] Archived 2007-08-07 at the Wayback Machine. At 30 Juin 2005, the main comuni bi population are:

Comune Population
Siena 54,337
Poggibonsi 28,634
Colle di Val d'Elsa 20,276
Montepulciano 14,142
Sinalunga 12,335
Sovicille 8,882
Chiusi 8,746
Monteriggioni 8,189
Castelnuovo Berardenga 8,081
Monteroni d'Arbia 7,548
Castel del Piano 7,473
Torrita di Siena 7,305
Chianciano Terme 7,221

The province is dividit intae seiven historical auries:

  1. Alta Val d'Elsa
  2. Chianti senese
  3. The urban aurie o (Monteriggioni an Siena)
  4. Val di Merse
  5. Crete senesi Val d'Arbia
  6. Val di Chiana senese
  7. Val d'Orcia and Amiata

The aurie is a hilly ane: in the north is Monte del Chianti; Monte Amiata is the heichest point at 1738 m; an in the sooth is Monte Cetona. Tae the wast are the Colline Metallifere (“Metallic Hills”), whilst the Val di Chiana lees tae east.

Historically, the province corresponds tae the umwhile republic o Siena.

The chief occupations are agricultural (wheat, grapes an fruit) an silk cultur. The wine kent as Chianti is producit here as well as in ither pairts o Tuscany: the Chianti Colli Senesi, housomeivver, is limitit tae this province.

Apairt frae the ceety o Siena the principal touns are Poggibonsi, Colle di Val d'Elsa, Montepulciano, Chiusi, an San Gimignano.

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