Province of Monza and Brianza

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Province of Monza and Brianza

Provincia di Monza e della Brianza  (Italian)
Pruvincia de Munscia e de la Briansa  (Lombard)
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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
RegionLombardy
Capital(s)Monza
Comuni55
Government
 • PresidentRoberto Invernizzi[1] (PD)
Area
 • Total405 km2 (156 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total871,735
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20900, 20811-20886
Telephone prefix039, 0362, 02
Vehicle registrationMB
ISTAT108
Map of the province

The Province of Monza and Brianza, (Italian: Provincia di Monza e della Brianza; Monzese: Pruvincia de Munscia e de la Briansa), is an administrative province of Lombardy region, Italy.

Description[edit]

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. The province had a population of 871,735 (2017) divided in 55 comunes. 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 largest commune is Monza (population 123,776 as of 2017), only 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Milan. The other largest municipalities are Seregno, Desio, Limbiate, Lissone, Vimercate, Cesano Maderno and Brugherio. 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 Metropolitan City of Milan to the south-east.

Most populated settlements[edit]

Map of the Province

The top ten municipalities in the province of Monza and Brianza sorted by number of inhabitants are:

Municipality Population
(inhabitants)
Monza 123,776
Lissone 45,535
Seregno 45,189
Desio 41,960
Cesano Maderno 38,771
Limbiate 35,121
Brugherio 34,864
Vimercate 26,156
Giussano 25,916
Muggiò 24,428

Communes[edit]

The 55 municipalities[3][4] in the province are:

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brianza, Provincia di Monza e della. "Il Presidente". www.provincia.mb.it. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  2. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, I principali indicatori Archived 2011-01-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, I Comuni MB. Archived 2011-09-13 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, La Provincia MB cresce di 5 comuni Archived 2010-02-25 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

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