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The province of Bologna ( it, provincia di Bologna) was a
province A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state. The term derives from the ancient Roman '' provincia'', which was the major territorial and administrative unit of the Roman Empire's territorial possessions outs ...
in the
Emilia-Romagna egl, Emigliàn (masculine) egl, Emiglièna (feminine) rgn, Rumagnòl (masculine) rgn, Rumagnòla (feminine) it, Emiliano (masculine) it, Emiliana (feminine) or it, Romagnolo (masculine) it, Romagnola (feminine) , population_note = ...
region of
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. Its provincial capital was the city of
Bologna Bologna (, , ; egl, label= Bolognese, Bulåggna ; lat, Bonōnia) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna egl, Emigliàn (masculine) egl, Emiglièna (feminine) rgn, Rumagnòl (masculine) rgn, Rumagnòla (feminine) it, Emiliano ...
. The province of Bologna covered an area of and had a total population of 1,004,323 inhabitants as of 31 December 2014, giving it a population density of 271.27 inhabitants per square kilometre. It was replaced by the Metropolitan City of Bologna starting from January 2015.


Geography

The province of Bologna was one of nine provinces in the region of
Emilia-Romagna egl, Emigliàn (masculine) egl, Emiglièna (feminine) rgn, Rumagnòl (masculine) rgn, Rumagnòla (feminine) it, Emiliano (masculine) it, Emiliana (feminine) or it, Romagnolo (masculine) it, Romagnola (feminine) , population_note = ...
in northwestern Italy from 1859 to 2014. It was bounded on the east by the Province of Ravenna, the Province of Ferrara lies to the north and the Province of Modena lies to the west. To the south were the Province of Florence, the Province of Prato and the Province of Pistoia, all in the region of Tuscany. The Province stretches from the alluvial Po Plain into the Apennine Mountains; the highest point was the province is the peak of Corno alle Scale in the commune of Lizzano in Belvedere, which is above sea level.


List of ''comuni''

* Alto Reno Terme * Anzola dell'Emilia * Argelato * Baricella * Bentivoglio, Emilia-Romagna, Bentivoglio *
Bologna Bologna (, , ; egl, label= Bolognese, Bulåggna ; lat, Bonōnia) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna egl, Emigliàn (masculine) egl, Emiglièna (feminine) rgn, Rumagnòl (masculine) rgn, Rumagnòla (feminine) it, Emiliano ...
* Borgo Tossignano * Budrio * Calderara di Reno * Camugnano * Casalecchio di Reno * Casalfiumanese * Castel d'Aiano * Castel del Rio * Castel di Casio * Castel Guelfo di Bologna * Castel Maggiore * Castel San Pietro Terme * Castello d'Argile * Castenaso * Castiglione dei Pepoli * Crevalcore * Dozza * Fontanelice * Gaggio Montano * Galliera * Granarolo dell'Emilia * Grizzana Morandi * Imola * Lizzano in Belvedere * Loiano * Malalbergo * Marzabotto * Medicina * Minerbio * Molinella * Monghidoro * Monte San Pietro * Monterenzio * Monzuno * Mordano * Ozzano dell'Emilia * Pianoro * Pieve di Cento * Sala Bolognese * San Benedetto Val di Sambro * San Giorgio di Piano * San Giovanni in Persiceto * San Lazzaro di Savena * San Pietro in Casale * Sant'Agata Bolognese * Sasso Marconi * Valsamoggia * Vergato * Zola Predosa


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Provincia di Bologna
Province of Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, . Former provinces of Italy, Bologna 2015 disestablishments in Italy States and territories disestablished in 2015 Geography of Emilia-Romagna History of Emilia-Romagna {{Italy-geo-stub