Province of Monza and Brianza

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Province of Monza and Brianza
Provincia di Monza e della Brianza
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
 • President Pietro Luigi Ponti (PD)
 • 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
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.

Most populated settlements[edit]

Map of the Province

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
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:



  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