menu
Italian versionInglés version

Discover the Marche - Tourism and holidays in Italy

  1. Italy
  2. >
  3. Marche
  4. >
Italian municipalities





Marche region

Nation: Italy
capital City: Ancona
5 provinces
229 Municipality
surface: 9.319,39 sq km
Population: 1.533.058 inhabitants
Density: 164 inhabitants per square km

Website: http://www.regione.marche.it



General Information

Le Marche is a region of central Italy with Ancona capital.
Bordering the Emilia-Romagna, the Republic of San Marino, Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Lazio and the Adriatic Sea.

Le Marche region of central Italy, is located on the side and occupies the middle Adriatic 9.694 ² miles of Italian territory.
It takes the form of an irregular pentagon and grows mostly vertically from north to south.

The region is dominated by hills, the 68,8% of the territory, while the remaining 31,2% is mountainous.
The coastline is characterized by wide sandy beaches, with the exception of Monte Conero, which is the highest point on the sea side.
The other two coastal mountains are the two hills that surround the city of Pesaro: the hill San Bartolo and dell'Ardizio hill.
As we proceed inwards of the country side, an area that stretches 200 km from north to south.
The sweetness and grace are the two adjectives that describe the magnificence of this landscape, the human eye will never forget.

The Apennine zone do not notice very high peaks, the highest mountain group is the picturesque Sibillini mountains, straddling the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Macerata, of which Mount Carrier (d. 2478) masters.

Other important mountains in the region are: Monte Nerone (d. 1526), Monte Catria (d. 1702), Monte San Vicino (d. 1479), Monte Pennino (d. 1570), Monte Rotondo (d. 2103), Monte Fema (m. 1575), Mount Prior (d. 2334), Monte Bove (d. 2143), Monte Sibilla (d. 2175), Monte Vallelunga (d. 2221), Monte Porche (d. 2335), Monte Argentella (m . 2201).

The climate is mild with slight temperature changes from season to season: hot summers, but refreshed by the breeze from the seas, cold winters with rainy season.
In the mountainous areas cool summers and cold winters with ample opportunity to snow.

The Marche economy is made better by a highly specialized thriving small-medium industries evenly distributed throughout its territory, but mainly concentrated in the coast and in the valleys.

Among the prominent areas we can find: the footwear industry, in many centers in the provinces of Macerata, Fermo and Ascoli Piceno, the furniture industry and mechanical industry Pesaro, those mechanics, molds and wine of Castelli di Jesi, home of Verdicchio ; the largest shipbuilding industry of Fano and Ancona; the industry of household appliances Fabriano and then the tourist, every year more and more flourishing thanks to the many beaches and artistic centers, which attract many tourists from Italy and Europe.





Menu Marche


See the main menu of the Marche, you will find other information, topics and tourist facilities

info Marches
Booking.com

Marche - List of Municipalities

To obtain an alphabetical list of Municipalities by initial letter:



Brands - Provinces

Provinces where the territory of the Marche is currently divided.

Province
di ANCONA
Province
di ASCOLI PICENO
Province
di FERMO
Province
di MACERATA
Province
di PESARO URBINO


Some tourist areas

NATIONAL PARK OF SIBILLINI MOUNTAINS
NATIONAL PARK OF GRAN SASSO AND LAGS
RIVIERA DEL CONERO AND COLLI DELL'INFINITO

Beach holidays in Marche
... The coastal municipalities