Province of Prato

Province of Prato

Palazzo Banci in Prato, the provincial seat.

Map highlighting the location of the province of Prato in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Toscana
Capital(s) Prato
Comuni 7
  President Matteo Biffoni
  Total 365 km2 (141 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)
  Total 248,292
  Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 59100
Telephone prefix 0574
Vehicle registration PO

The Province of Prato (Italian: Provincia di Prato) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Prato. It was formed from part of the province of Florence in 1992.

The province has an area of 365 square kilometres (141 sq mi) and a total population of about 250,000. There are seven comunes (municipalities) in the province.

Notable residents

Municipalities and population

Municipality Population
Prato 188,691
Montemurlo 18,438
Carmignano 14,187
Vaiano 9,990
Poggio a Caiano 9,959
Vernio 6,095
Cantagallo 3,095
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Coordinates: 43°52′50.93″N 11°5′47.62″E / 43.8808139°N 11.0965611°E / 43.8808139; 11.0965611

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