Province of Caltanissetta


Province of Caltanissetta

Infobox_ProvinceIT
fullname = Province of Caltanissetta
name = Caltanissetta
region = Sicily
capital = Caltanissetta
commune = 22
area = 2,128
population_as_of = (2005)
population = 275,221
populationdensity = 129
vehicle = CL
postal_code = 93100, 93010-93020
telephone_prefix = 0934, 0933, 0922
ISTAT = 085
president = Filippo Collura




The Province of Caltanissetta (Italian: "Provincia di Caltanissetta"; Sicilian: "Pruvincia di Caltanissetta") is a province in the southern part of Sicily, Italy. It contains 22 "comuni" (singular: "comune"), see Comuni of the Province of Caltanissetta.

Bounding provinces

In order of counterclockwise

*Province of Agrigento, W
*Province of Palermo, NW
*Province of Enna, N
*Province of Catania, NE
*Province of Ragusa, E

Coat of arms

Its coat of arms are made up with a red crest and two green leaf stems on top with a laurel leaf on the right and a crown in the middle.

Geography

The province extends to the central part of Sicily in the northwestern direction where the capital is located. The commune of Resuttano is found in an enclave of the province of Palermo near Caltanissetta between Monte Stretto and Portella del Vento, an enclafe without locality of the province of Enna.

The land extends to the Gela plain and into the gulf named Gela.

As for June 30, 2005, the main communes by population are:

See also

* Communes of the province of Caltanissetta

External links

* [http://www.provincia.cl.it/ Official website]
* [http://sicilia.indettaglio.it/eng/provincie/cl/provcl.html Pictures, history, tourism, gastronomy, books, local products, local surnames, transportation in the province of Caltanissetta]




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