Province of Monza and Brianza

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Province of Monza and Brianza
Provincia di Monza e della Brianza
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Monza e della Brianza in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Monza e della Brianza in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Lombardy
Capital(s) Monza
Comuni 55
Government
 • President Dario Allevi (PDL)
Area[1]
 • Total 405 km2 (156 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 859,044
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20900, 20811-20886
Telephone prefix 039, 0362, 02
Vehicle registration MB
ISTAT 108
Map of the province

The Province of Monza and Brianza, (Italian: Provincia di Monza e della Brianza), is an administrative province of Lombardy region, Italy. It was officially created by splitting the north-eastern part from the province of Milan on 12 May 12 2004, and became executive after the provincial elections of 6 and 7 June 2009. It has an area of 405 square kilometres (156 sq mi), that is one of the smallest provincial territories of Italy and a population of about 0.9 million, with a population density of more than 2,000 people per square kilometre, given by its heavily urbanized territory that is part of the urban area of Milan. The capital and most important commune is Monza (pop. 121,441 as of 30/11/09), only 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Milano. Other important centres are (2001 population figures): Seregno (39,206), Desio (35,069), Limbiate (31,551), Lissone (34,450), Vimercate (25,536), Cesano Maderno (33,094) and Brugherio (31,470). It borders the provinces of Lecco and Como to the north, the province of Varese to the west, the province of Bergamo to the east and the province of Milan to the south-east.

Geography[edit]

Map of the Province

The province comprises only the southern part of the storic-geographic region of Brianza with Agrate Brianza, Aicurzio, Albiate, Arcore, Barlassina, Bellusco, Bernareggio, Besana in Brianza, Biassono, Bovisio-Masciago, Briosco, Burago di Molgora, Busnago, Camparada, Caponago, Carate Brianza, Carnate, Cavenago di Brianza, Ceriano Laghetto, Cesano Maderno, Cogliate, Concorezzo, Cornate d'Adda, Correzzana, Desio, Giussano, Lazzate, Lentate sul Seveso, Lesmo, Limbiate,Lissone, Macherio, Meda, Mezzago, Misinto, Muggiò, Nova Milanese, Ornago, Renate, Roncello, Ronco Briantino, Seregno, Seveso, Sovico, Sulbiate, Triuggio, Usmate Velate, Varedo, Vedano al Lambro, Veduggio con Colzano, Verano Brianza, Vimercate and part of the Monzese territory (Monza, Brugherio, Villasanta).


Other parts of Brianza are in the Province of Lecco;in the Province of Como and in the Province of Milan.


Towns of Brianza in Province of Lecco : Airuno, Annone di Brianza, Barzago, Barzanò, Bosisio Parini, Brivio, Bulciago, Calco, Casatenovo, Cassago Brianza, Castello di Brianza, Cernusco Lombardone, Cesana Brianza, Civate, Colle Brianza, Costa Masnaga, Cremella, Dolzago, Ello, Galbiate, Garbagnate Monastero, Garlate.Imbersago, Lomagna, Merate, Missaglia, Molteno, Montevecchia, Monticello Brianza, Nibionno, Oggiono, Olgiate Molgora, Olginate, Osnago, Paderno d'Adda, Perego, Robbiate, Rogeno, Rovagnate, Santa Maria Hoè, Sirone, Sirtori, Suello, Valgreghentino, Verderio Inferiore, Verderio Superiore, Viganò.

Towns of Brianza in Province of Como: Albavilla, Albese con Cassano, Alserio, Alzate Brianza, Anzano del Parco, Arosio, Brenna, Cabiate, Cantù, Canzo, Carimate, Carugo, Caslino d'Erba, Castelmarte, Cermenate, Cucciago, Erba, Eupilio, Figino Serenza, Fino Mornasco, Inverigo, Lambrugo, Longone al Segrino,Luisago, Lurago d'Erba, Mariano Comense, Merone, Monguzzo, Montorfano, Novedrate, Orsenigo, Ponte Lambro, Proserpio, Pusiano. Capiago Intimiano, Casnate con Bernate, Lipomo, Senna Comasco, Tavernerio. Some people include in Brianza also these other municipalities of the province of Como : Villa Guardia, Grandate, Montano Lucino, Cavallasca and Asso, Sormano, Caglio, Rezzago, Lasnigo, Magreglio, Civenna.

Towns of Brianza in Province of Milan: Paderno Dugnano and Solaro, and also the municipalities of the area named 'Trezzese' located to the northeast of the province of Milan, (Basiano, Carugate, Cassano d'Adda, Grezzago, Pozzo d'Adda, Trezzano Rosa, Trezzo sull'Adda, Vaprio d'Adda).

Most populated cities[edit]

Below is a list of the top ten municipalities in the province of Monza and Brianza sorted by number of inhabitants:

Pos. City of Population
(ab)
Area
(km²)
Density
(ab/km²)
Altitude
1st Monza 122.337 33,03 3.704 162
2nd Lissone 43.542 9,27 4.697 181
3rd Seregno 43.163 13,01 3.318 222
4th Desio 40.633 14,79 2.747 196
5th Cesano Maderno 37.540 11,46 3.245 198
6th Limbiate 35.057 12,40 2.827 187
7th Brugherio 33.343 10,32 3.231 123
8th Vimercate 25.759 20,67 1.246 194
9th Giussano 24.672 10,29 2.390 269
10th Muggiò 23.428 5,58 4.199 186

Communes of the Province of Monza and Brianza[edit]

A list of its 55 municipalities[2][3] follows:

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, I principali indicatori.
  2. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, I Comuni MB.
  3. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, La Provincia MB cresce di 5 comuni.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°35′N 9°16′E / 45.583°N 9.267°E / 45.583; 9.267