Metropolitan City of Genoa

The Metropolitan City of Genoa (Italian: Città Metropolitana di Genova) is one of the fourteen Metropolitan cities of Italy, located in the region of Liguria. Its capital is the city of Genoa. It replaced the Province of Genoa.

Metropolitan City of Genoa
Aerial view over the harbour of Genoa
Aerial view over the harbour of Genoa
Location of the Metropolitan City of Genoa
Location of the Metropolitan City of Genoa
Country Italy
RegionLiguria
Established1 January 2015
Capital(s)Genoa
Comuni67
Government
 • Metropolitan MayorMarco Bucci (Independent)
Area
 • Total1,839.20 km2 (710.12 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2014)
 • Total862,175
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISTAT210[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

It was first created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990) and then established by the Law 56/2014. It has been operative since January 1, 2015.

MunicipalitiesEdit

GovernmentEdit

The Metropolitan City is headed by the Metropolitan Mayor (Sindaco metropolitano) and by the Metropolitan Council (Consiglio metropolitano).

List of Metropolitan Mayors of GenoaEdit

  Metropolitan Mayor Term start Term end Party
1 Marco Doria 1 January 2015 26 June 2017 Independent (left-wing)
2 Marco Bucci 26 June 2017 Incumbent Independent (centre-right)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Codici delle città metropolitane al 1° gennaio 2017". www.istat.it (in Italian). 23 December 2016.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 44°24′40″N 8°55′57″E / 44.4111°N 8.9325°E / 44.4111; 8.9325