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Central Italy
"A picture showing Central Italy highlighted in red in a political map of Italy."
Regional statistics
Composition Lazio Lazio
Marche Marche
Tuscany Tuscany
Umbria Umbria
 - Total

58,051 km2 (22,414 sq mi)
 - Total

 - Density

11,945,000[1] (2010 est.) 205.7/km² (532.9/sq mi)
Largest city Rome (pop. 2,758,991)
GDP €343.7 billion (2008)[2]

Central Italy (Italian: Italia centrale or just Centro) is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), a first level NUTS region and a European Parliament constituency.


Central Italy encompasses four of the country's 20 regions:

As geographical region, Central Italy also includes the regions of Abruzzo and Molise.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Source: Istat 2010
  2. ^ Source: Eurostat
  3. ^ Source: Touring Club Italiano (TCI), "Atlante stradale d'Italia". 1999-2000 TCI Atlas. ISBN 88-365-1115-5 (Northern Italy volume) – ISBN 88-365-1116-3 (Central Italy volume) – ISBN 88-365-1117-1 (Southern Italy volume)
  4. ^ Source: De Agostini, "Atlante Geografico Metodico". ISBN 88-415-6753-8
  5. ^ Source: Enciclopedia Italiana "Treccani"

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 42°18′35″N 13°14′58″E / 42.3097°N 13.2494°E / 42.3097; 13.2494

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