Metropolitan City of Milan
|Metropolitan City of Milan|
Location of the Metropolitan City of Milan
|Established||1 January 2015|
|• Mayor||Giuliano Pisapia (SEL)|
|• Total||1,575 km2 (608 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The Metropolitan City of Milan (Italian: Città Metropolitana di Milano) is a metropolitan city in the Lombardy region, Italy. Its capital is the city of Milan. It replaced the Province of Milan and comprehend the city of Milan and other 133 municipalities (comuni).
It was first created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990) and then established by the Law 56/2014. It has been since January 1, 2015.
The Metropolitan City of Milan is headed by the Metropolitan Mayor (Sindaco metropolitano) and by the Metropolitan Council (Consiglio metropolitano). Since 1 January 2015 Giuliano Pisapia, as mayor of the capital city, has been the first mayor of the Metropolitan City.
The first Metropolitan Council of the City was elected on 28 September 2014. Members of Council was elected and chosen by mayors and city councilors of each municipality in the Metropolitan City.
("Center-Left for Milan")