Rome metropolitan area

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The Rome metropolitan area is centred around the city of Rome, the Italian capital, in Lazio, Italy.

The metropolitan area is strictly statistical and does not imply any kind of administrative unity or function.

Composition[edit]

The Rome metropolitan area includes the city of Rome and 39 municipalities and a population of 4,194,068 million. [1]

The most important of these by population are Guidonia Montecelio, Aprilia, Fiumicino, Tivoli, Ciampino and Velletri, as shows the table below.

Province Municipality Area
(in km²)
Population(1)
Lazio
Province of Rome Rome 1,285 2,786,317
Albano Laziale 23.8 39,137
Anguillara Sabazia 74.91 17,987
Ardea 50 39,626
Ariccia 18 18,083
Artena 54 13,380
Castel Madama 28.5 7,343
Castel Gandolfo 14 8,786
Cerveteri 134.43 34,912
Ciampino 11 37,938
Colonna 3.5 3,707
Fiumicino 222 65,088
Fonte Nuova 20.1 26,802
Formello 31 11,912
Frascati 22 20,764
Gallicano nel Lazio 26 5,707
Genazzano 32 5,881
Genzano di Roma 18 23,356
Grottaferrata 18 20,709
Guidonia Montecelio 79 79,211
Labico 11.8 5,571
Ladispoli 26 38,874
Lanuvio 43.9 12,296
Lariano 27 12,119
Marino 26 38,478
Mentana 24 20,066
Monte Compatri 24.4 9,828
Monte Porzio Catone 9.4 8,827
Monterotondo 40 37,916
Pomezia 107 57,254
San Cesareo 22 12,538
Palestrina 46.8 19,455
Rocca Priora 28 11,600
Tivoli 68 53,095
Sant'Angelo Romano 21 4,195
Rocca di Papa 40 15,019
Valmontone 40 14,555
Velletri 113 51,925
Zagarolo 28 16,427
Province of Latina Aprilia 177,70 67.440
TOTAL 3.089,24 3.693.124

Comparison[edit]

This table shows the main Italian metropolitan areas by population. The Rome metropolitan area is in second place.[2][3]

No. Metropolitan area Population
(abitanti)
Area
(in km²)
Density
(in ab/km²)
Municipalities
1 Milan 8.071.274 12,521 644 248
3 Rome 4,194,068 5,285 793 40
3 Naples 3,080,873 1,162 2,651 171
4 Turin 2,302,353 6,727 342 53