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Province of Ancona
Its area is 1940 sq km. It consists of 49 communes with a total population of 448,473 (2001, source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see this link).
Ancona Province is a wine growing area, producing red and white wines mainly of the Sangiovese & Montepulciano and Verdicchio grape varieties.
The small city of Chiaravalle in Ancona is the birthplace of Maria Montessori.
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