Zone 8 of Milan

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Zona 8 di Milano
Zona of Milan
The quarter of Quarto Oggiaro
The quarter of Quarto Oggiaro
Location of Zone 8 of Milan
Location of Zone 8 of Milan
Map of Zone 8 of Milan
Map of Zone 8 of Milan
Country  Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Milan (MI)
Comune Milan
Area
 • Total 9.16 sq mi (23.72 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 197,484
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Zone 8 of Milan (in Italian: Zona 8 di Milano) is one of the 9 administrative zones of Milan, Italy.[1] It corresponds to the north-western sector of the city.

Overview[edit]

The zone comprises 6 city parks: Monte Stella, Parco Pallavicino, Campo dei Fiori (today Parco Giovanni Testori), Parco di Villa Scheibler, Parco del Portello, and Parco Franco Verga. Other notable locations include the urban section of Fiera Milano, the city's trade fair center, Chinatown, Cimitero Maggiore, Cimitero Monumentale and Villa Simonetta.

Public transport facilities in Zone 8 include 9 metro stations, 3 railway stations (Certosa, Quarto Oggiaro and Villapizzone), and a number of bus lines.

Subdivision[edit]

Zone 8 is composed of four main districts: Porta Volta, Fiera, Gallaratese, and Quarto Oggiaro. Other informally defined quartieri (neighborhoods) in Zone 8 are Boldinasco, Bullona, Cagnola, Campo dei Fiori, Cascina Triulza, Comina, Gallaratese, Garegnano, Ghisolfa, Lampugnano, Musocco, Quartiere Campo dei Fiori, Portello, QT8, Roserio, San Leonardo, Trenno, Varesina, Vialba and Villapizzone.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Zones of Milan at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 45°30′57″N 9°08′25″E / 45.515925°N 9.140196°E / 45.515925; 9.140196