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Province of Ancona in Italy, which is located in the central part of the country and is part of the Marche region. The province has a very long and interesting history, as evidenced by the varied monuments and architecture of Ancona. Since 774, the territory became part of the Papal Region.
The city of Ancona, which is the administrative center of the region, was created in 390 BC. The name of the city comes from the Greek word for "cubit", since the harbor in the eastern part of the city was defended only by a cape that looked like a cubit. Syracuse merchants set up factories for the production of purple here.
During the French campaign of Napoleon, the province of Ancona and the surrounding lands announced the creation of the Anconitan Republic, which almost immediately passed into the Roman Republic. After Napoleon was driven out, the Pope regained his possessions, but already in 1861 the province became part of the Italian Kingdom.
Ancona's main industries are carriage, bridge systems and shipbuilding. There are also oil refineries, pharmaceuticals and footwear factories.
The most popular place in Ancona is the Arc de Triomphe of Trajan, as well as the Francesco Podesti Pinakothek, the Diocesan Museum and the Loret Basilica.