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Provinces of Italy
- A provincia is composed by many comuni (pl), and usually several province (pl) form a region, (with the exception of the region of Aosta Valley, which has only one provincia: Aosta).
- For example Modena and Maranello are two comuni of the provincia of Modena, and Modena and Reggio Emilia are two province of the regione Emilia-Romagna.
As of 2004, there are 103 provinces of Italy. In 2005, 4 new provinces in Sardinia will be effective, and 3 further new provinces will be effective in 2009, thus bringing the total to 110 provinces. The list below higlights in bold the provincia which is the administrative capital of the relevant regione.
ISO 3166-2:IT lists the two-letter codes for the provinces.
- Milano (Milan)
- Monza e Brianza effective in 2009
- Carbonia-Iglesias - effective in 2005
- Medio Campidano - effective in 2005
- Ogliastra - effective in 2005
- Olbia-Tempio - effective in 2005
Trentino-SüdTirol (Trentino-South Tyrol)
- Aosta / Aoste
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