Marche is a region in the central part of Italy, stretching on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Its capital is Ancona, other cities include Urbino, Pesaro, Fano, Macerata, Civitanova Marche and Ascoli-Piceno.
Marche is bordered by
Abruzzo on the south,
Umbria and Tuscany on the west,
Emilia-Romagna on the north and
the Adriatic Sea on the eastern coast.
Marche also have a short boundary with the Republic of San Marino.
The ranges of Apennine mountain chain mark the border on the west (Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano) with Umbria.
The highest peak of Marche is Mount Vettore at 2476 meters above sea level, rising in the southern part of the region in the Monti Sibillini range.
Important rivers are Foglia, Metauro, Esino, Potenza and Chienti.
Cities: Ancona , Ascoli Piceno, Civitanova Marche, Fabriano, Fano, Fermo, Jesi, Macerata, Osimo, Pesaro, San Benedetto del Tronto, Senigallia
Peaks (elevation in meters): Monte Vettore 2476, Monte San Vicino 1484, Monte Catria 1701, Monte Cucco 1566, Monte Nerone 1525, Monte Fema 1575, Monte Pennino 1571, Monte Della Strega 1276, Monte Serra Sante 1433, La Rocchetta 1163, Tre Pizzi 1251, Paganuccio 976, Monte Fiegni 1323, Valmontaniana 950, Monte Carpegna 1415, Monte Letegge 1021
Rivers, lakes: Foglia, Metauro, Esino, Potenza, Chienti
Mountains, regions: Sibillini Mountains, Umbrian-Marchean Apennines
Physical map of Marche
Physical map of Marche (Italy)
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