Central area of Italy consists of 4 regions, and borders Emilia Romagna and Liguria Regions to the north, Abruzzo Molise and Campania regions to the south.
To the east it is bordered by the Adriatic sea and to the west by the tyrrhenian sea.
The regions of the central area of Italy are:
- The Marches
The capital of each region are Florence in Tuscany, Perugia in Umbria, Ancona in The Marches and Rome in Latium.
The population of these four regions is around 12,089,000.
The morphological conformation of the central area of Italy is varied: basically hilly, it is crossed by the Apennines from north to south and it is bathed on the northwest by the Ligurian Sea, on the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea and on the east by the Adriatic Sea.
The main rivers of this part of the territory are the Arno and the Tiber. The most important lakes are the Trasimeno and Lake Bolsena.
The coastline of the central area is quite regular and it features many long sandy beaches.