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Latina is a province of the Lazio Region of Italy.

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Map of Latina (province)
  • 1 Latina - Capital of the province, it was founded in 1932 by the fascist government and features fascist architecture
  • 2 Fondi - Old city with an imposing castle that was the seat of the noblewoman Giulia Gonzaga and her court during the last renaissance period.
  • 3 Formia - The city where Cicero, the Rome's most revered statesman, spent his final days before being murdered by two soldiers on the orders of Marc Antony.
  • 4 Gaeta - A walled harbor set on the slopes of Monte Orlando, a promontory jutting into the Tyrrhenian Sea.
  • 5 Lenola - A traditional village on the hills overlooking a bewitching crescent of scenery, including the Fondi lake and the coastal strip from Terracina to Sperlonga.
  • 6 Priverno
  • 7 Sermoneta - A charming walled hill village with a castle at its peak
  • 8 Sperlonga - The prettiest resort on the Lazio coast that had been the summer residence of Emperor Tiberius.
  • 9 Terracina - A pleasant seaside resort renowned for its ancient quarter and the roman Temple of Jove Anxur on a cliff edge overlooking the city center and the ancient Appian Way.
  • 10 Sabaudia - A beach town among extensive sand dunes and salt marshes.
  • 11 Sonnino - Old city with an imposing castle.

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  • 1 Aurunci Mountains Natural Park - A park in the southernmost portion of the Latium region across the Aurunci and the Ausoni Mounts.
  • 2 Garden of Ninfa - Created by a Roman nobleman in 1921, in the English garden style, Ninfa has been described as "the most romantic garden in the world".
  • 3 Mount Circeo - A 541 m. high promontory connected with the Greek myth of Circe, the goddess of magical potions mentioned in Homer's Odyssey.
  • 4 National Park of Circeo - The last remains of the Pontine Marshes, once occupying much of what is now the province of Latina.
  • 5 Ponza - The largest of the Pontine Islands.

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1 Fossanova Abbey A Cistercian abbey built between 1163 and 1208.

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