Milan

Milan

Milan (English: /mɪˈlæn/ or /mɪˈlɑːn/;[2]Italian: Milano [miˈlaːno] ( listen); Lombard: Milan [miˈlãː] (Milanese variant))[3][4] is the capital of Lombardy and the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,360,422[5] while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,228,000.[6] Its continuously built-up urban area (that stretches beyond the boundaries of the Metropolitan City of Milan) has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 over 1,891 square kilometres (730 square miles),[7] ranking 4th in the European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area, known as Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that extends over central Lombardy and eastern Piedmont and which counts an estimated total population of 8,173,176, making it by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy.[8][9][10][11]

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