🇮🇹 Latina is the capital of the province of Latina in the Lazio region, in central Italy. The city was founded in 1932 under the fascist administration, as Littoria, when the area surrounding it which had been a swamp since antiquity was drained. Latina is located in the Province of Latina, part of the southern section of the region of Lazio. The city is about 62 km (39 miles) south of Rome The municipality borders on Aprilia, Cisterna di Latina, Nettuno, Pontinia, Sabaudia, Sermoneta and Sezze.
Latina has a population of over 129,133 people. Latina also forms the centre of the wider Latina province which has a population of over 561,189 people. Latina is situated 62 km south of Rome.