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City in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome. Wikipedia
Regional capital of Campania and the third-largest city of Italy, after Rome and Milan, with a population of 967,069 within the city's administrative limits as of 2017. Third-most populous metropolitan city in Italy with a population of 3,115,320 residents, and its metropolitan area is the second-most populous metropolitan area in Italy and the 7th-most populous urban area in the European Union. Wikipedia
The metropolitan cities of Italy (Italian: città metropolitane d'Italia) are administrative divisions of Italy, operative since 2015, which are a special type of province. The metropolitan city, as defined by law, includes a large core city and the smaller surrounding towns that are closely related to it with regard to economic activities and essential public services, as well as to cultural relations and to territorial features. Wikipedia
Subjected to heavy bombing during World War II, being the most bombed city in Northern Italy and one of the most bombed cities in the country. During the first years of war (until 1943/1944), Milan could only be reached by bombers of the RAF Bomber Command coming from England. Wikipedia
- In Milan, in May 1917, Bolshevik revolutionaries organised and engaged in rioting calling for an end to the war, and managed to close down factories and stop public transportation.
- His body was then taken to Milan, where it was hung upside down at a service station for public viewing and to provide confirmation of his demise.
- Rome is the 3rd most visited city in Europe and the 12th in the world, with 9.4 million arrivals in 2017 while Milan is the 27th worldwide with 6.8 million tourists.
- Although not as important as Milan, Rome is the fourth most important centre for fashion in the world, according to the 2009 Global Language Monitor after Milan, New York, and Paris, and beating London.
- Milan and Venice were formerly twin cities of Saint Petersburg, but suspended this link due to St Petersburg's ban on "gay propaganda".
- The comune covers an area roughly three times the total area within the Raccordo and is comparable in area to the entire metropolitan cities of Milan and Naples, and to an area six times the size of the territory of these cities.
- A project to build an underground system was ready in the 1970s, with government funding for it and for similar projects in Milan and Rome.
- In the 18th century Naples, together with Milan, became one of the most important sites from which the Enlightenment penetrated into Italy.
- The other fashion capitals of the world, Milan, London, and New York also host fashion weeks.
- Traces of the virus have been found in wastewater that was collected from Milan and Turin, Italy, on 18 December 2019.
- Naples is the third-largest urban economy in Italy, after Milan and Rome.
- Sicily was used as a base for the Byzantines to conquer the rest of Italy, with Naples, Rome, Milan.
- The Autostrada A1, the longest motorway in Italy, links Naples to Milan.
- According to different sources, Naples' metropolitan area is either the second-most-populated metropolitan area in Italy after Milan (with 4,434,136 inhabitants according to Svimez Data) or the third (with 3.1 million inhabitants according to the OECD).
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