- Province of Caltanissetta
fullname = Province of Caltanissetta
name = 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.
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.
The province extends to the central part of Sicily in the northwestern direction where the capital is located. The commune of
Resuttanois found in an enclave of the province of Palermo near Caltanissetta between Monte Strettoand 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.
June 30, 2005, the main communes by population are:
Communes of the province of Caltanissetta
* [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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