Naples metropolitan area

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Naples metropolitan area
Area metropolitana di Napoli
Metropolitan area
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Country Italy
Region Campania
City Naples
Population
 • Metro ~4,400,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
GDP 2005
Nominal $43 billion[1] (only urban area)
Satellite view.

The Naples metropolitan area (Italian: Area metropolitana di Napoli) is a metropolitan area in Campania, Italy, centered on the city of Naples. With a population of around 4 million, it's the third most populous metropolitan area on the European part of Mediterranean coast (after Barcelona and Athens), and one of the biggest metropolises in Europe.

Overview[edit]

Naples urban area and metropolitan area is second the most populous in Italy, after Milan. The urban area — core of metropolitan area — has a population of 3,020,000[2] being the 10th-most populous urban area in the European Union. According to European Spatial Planning Observation Network, Naples polycentric metropolitan area has a population of 3,714,000.[3] According to The Principal Agglomerations of the World - Population Statistics and Maps by Citypopulation.de, Naples urban agglomeration has a population of 4,150,000.[4] According to Associazione per lo sviluppo dell'industria nel Mezzogiorno (SVIMEZ), Naples metropolitan area has a population of 4,434,136 on area of 2,300 km².[5]

Composition[edit]

The Naples metropolitan area includes the whole province of Naples, 35 municipalities in province of Caserta, 10 municipalities in province of Avellino and 34 municipalities in province of Salerno, in all 171 municipalities, Naples metropolitan area - SVIMEZ[unreliable source?] the most important of these by population are Salerno, Giugliano in Campania, Torre del Greco, Pozzuoli, Casoria e Caserta, as shows the next table.

Province Municipality Area
(in km²)
Population(2)(3)(4)
Campania
Province of Naples Naples 117 969.061
Pozzuoli 43 83,156
Bacoli 13.3 27,273
Monte di Procida 3.6 13,273
Procida 4.1 10,629
Ischia 8 18,482
Barano d'Ischia 11 9,765
Casamicciola Terme 5 8,214
Forio 12 16,615
Lacco Ameno 2.7 4,623
Serrara Fontana 6 3,170
Capri 3 7,260
Anacapri 6.39 6,586
Sorrento 9 16,554
Massa Lubrense 19 13,772
Sant'Agnello 4 8,971
Vico Equense 29 20,764
Meta 2 7,925
Piano di Sorrento 7 13,014
Agerola 19.62 7,378
Quarto 14.2 39,348
Marano di Napoli 15.5 58,989
Qualiano 7.3 25,518
Calvizzano 3.9 12,543
Villaricca 6.8 29,565
Mugnano di Napoli 5.3 34,225
Arzano 4.7 36,823
Melito di Napoli 3.7 36,976
Giugliano in Campania 94 113,136
Sant'Antimo 5.8 31,150
Casandrino 3.2 13,391
Grumo Nevano 2.9 18,357
Frattamaggiore 5.0 30,772
Frattaminore 2.0 15,922
Crispano 2.3 12,642
Cardito 3.2 21,003
Caivano 27.1 36,956
Acerra 54.1 53,889
Afragola 18.0 63,828
Casoria 12.0 80,243
Casavatore 1.6 18,827
Casalnuovo di Napoli 7.8 50,633
Pomigliano d'Arco 11 39,378
Castello di Cisterna 4.0 6,927
Brusciano 5 15,804
Mariglianella 3.2 7,303
San Vitaliano 5.3 6,055
Marigliano 22 30,341
Scisciano 5.5 5,611
Saviano 13.8 15,260
Nola 39 32,736
Cimitile 2.7 6,975
Camposano 3.3 5,424
Cicciano 7.1 12,355
Comiziano 2.4 1,790
Casamarciano 6.3 3,361
San Paolo Bel Sito 3.0 3,462
Liveri 2.6 1,673
Visciano 10.9 4,613
Tufino 5.2 3,698
Roccarainola 28.1 7,270
Volla 6.2 23,302
Cercola 3.7 19,251
San Sebastiano al Vesuvio 2 9,664
San Giorgio a Cremano 4.1 47,437
Massa di Somma 3.5 5,837
Pollena Trocchia 8.1 13,715
Sant'Anastasia 18.8 28,951
Somma Vesuviana 30.7 34,612
Ottaviano 19.8 23,648
San Gennaro Vesuviano 7.0 10,818
Palma Campania 20.8 14,881
Carbonara di Nola 3.5 2,165
San Giuseppe Vesuviano 14.1 28,115
Striano 7.6 8,106
Poggiomarino 13.3 21,040
Terzigno 23.5 17,445
Portici 4.5 55,306
Ercolano 19 55,261
Torre del Greco 30 88,249
Trecase 6.1 9,264
Boscotrecase 7.5 10,555
Boscoreale 11.3 27,099
Torre Annunziata 7.0 46,592
Pompei 12 25,687
Santa Maria la Carità 3.9 11,484
Sant'Antonio Abate 7.9 19,428
Lettere 12.0 6,074
Casola di Napoli 2.6 3,780
Castellammare di Stabia 17 65,209
Gragnano 14.6 29,768
Pimonte 12.5 6,027
Province of Caserta Villa Literno 61.7 10,949
Casal di Principe 23.4 20,746
San Cipriano d'Aversa 6.2 12,829
Casapesenna 3.0 6,587
Villa di Briano 8.5 6,028
Casaluce 9.4 10,247
Frignano 9.9 8,520
San Marcellino 4.6 12,499
Trentola-Ducenta 6.6 16,885
Aversa 8.7 52,242
Teverola 6.7 12,973
Carinaro 6.3 6,753
Gricignano di Aversa 9.8 9,809
Cesa 2.8 7,873
Sant'Arpino 3.2 14,057
Succivo 7.0 7,468
Orta di Atella 10.7 20,610
Marcianise 30 40,139
Capodrise 3.5 9,131
Portico di Caserta 1.8 7,535
Macerata Campania 7.6 10,649
Curti 1.7 7,131
San Tammaro 36.8 4,877
Santa Maria Capua Vetere 36 33,707
San Prisco 7.7 11,895
Casapulla 2.9 8,584
Casagiove 6.3 14,335
Caserta 53 78,843
San Nicola la Strada 4.7 20,732
San Marco Evangelista 5.5 6,100
Maddaloni 36 38,677
Recale 3 7,358
Lusciano 4 13,987
Parete 5.7 10,732
Villa di Briano 8 6,028
Province of Avellino Mugnano del Cardinale 12 5,281
Avella 30.4 7,826
Baiano 12.3 4,754
Sperone 3 3,629
Rotondi 7 3,589
Sirignano 6 2,925
Quadrelle 6 1,941
Mercogliano 19.76 12,405
Avellino 30.41 57,054
Atripalda 8.53 11,160
Province of Salerno Sarno 39 31,336
San Valentino Torio 9 9,941
San Marzano sul Sarno 5 9,923
Angri 13 31,333
Pagani 12.9 35,856
Nocera Inferiore 20 45,914
Nocera Superiore 14.7 23,967
Roccapiemonte 5.2 9,142
Castel San Giorgio 13 13,455
Siano 8 10,343
Mercato San Severino 30 21,292
Scafati 19.69 50,398
Cava de' Tirreni 36.46 53,405
Baronissi 17 16,592
Tramonti 24 4,139
Corbara 6.66 2,598
Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino 6 8,758
Vietri sul Mare 9 8,409
Cetara 4.91 2,370
Maiori 16 5,674
Ravello 7 2,500
Minori 2 2,875
Scala 13 1,538
Atrani 0.20 940
Amalfi 6 5,426
Conca dei Marini 1 739
Furore 1.73 827
Minori 2 2,875
Praiano 2 2,021
Positano 8 3,945
Salerno 58.96 140,434
Pontecagnano Faiano 36 24,862
Battipaglia 56.46 50,902
Bellizzi 7 12,997
TOTAL 2259.97 4,405,832

Naples metropolitan area - SVIMEZ

Comparison[edit]

This table shows the main Italian metropolitan areas by population. The Naples metropolitan area is in the second place.

No. Metropolitan area Population
(abitanti)
Area
(in km²)
Density
(in ab/km²)
Municipalities
1 Milan 4.861.502 2.945 1.651 248
2 Naples 4.405.832 2.260 1.950 171
3 Rome 3.693.124 3.089 1.195 40
4 Turin 1.704.102 1.127 1.512 53

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City Mayors reviews the richest cities in the world in 2005". Citymayors.com. 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ Demographia: World Urban Areas
  3. ^ Study on Urban Functions - European Spatial Planning Observation Network, 2007
  4. ^ Principal Agglomerations of the World - Citypopulation.de
  5. ^ Documenti e Studi per una definizione dell'area Metropolitana di Napoli - Arch. Domenico Smarrazzo - area metropolitana di Napoli, 1997