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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Milan:

Milan – capital of Lombardy and the second most populous city in Italy after Rome. Milan is considered a leading Alpha Global City,[1] with strengths in the arts, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research, and tourism. The city has long been named a fashion capital of the world and a world's design capital,[2] thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, which are currently among the world's biggest in terms of revenue, visitors and growth.[3][4][5] Milan is the destination of 8 million overseas visitors every year, attracted by its museums and art galleries that boast some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci.


General referenceEdit

Geography of MilanEdit

Geography of Milan

Location of MilanEdit

Milan (Italy)

Environment of MilanEdit

Landforms of MilanEdit

Areas of MilanEdit

The nine zones of Milan

Zones of MilanEdit

Zones of Milan

Districts of MilanEdit

The districts of Milan, by zone:

Locations in MilanEdit

City gates of MilanEdit

Gardens and parks in MilanEdit

Monte Stella city park
The confluence of the Naviglio di Bereguardo and Naviglio Grande

Museums and galleries in MilanEdit

Museums and galleries in Milan

Public squares in MilanEdit

Piazzas in Milan

Religious sites in MilanEdit

Shopping malls in MilanEdit

Streets and canals in MilanEdit

Villas and palaces in MilanEdit

Villas and palaces in Milan

Demographics of MilanEdit

Demographics of Milan

Government and politics of MilanEdit

Palazzo Marino, Milan's city hall and seat of the City Council

Government and politics of Milan

History of MilanEdit

Culture in MilanEdit

Milan Cathedral, built over several hundred years in a number of contrasting styles
Panettone, Milan's traditional Christmas cake

Culture of Milan

Art in MilanEdit

The Last Supper, a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci housed by the refectory of the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan
The auditorium of Teatro alla Scala, one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world

Ballet in MilanEdit

Cinema of MilanEdit

Literature of MilanEdit

Music of MilanEdit

Music of Milan

Theatre of MilanEdit

Exterior view of La Scala

Theatre school in Milan

Events and traditions in MilanEdit

Palazzo dell'Arte, home of the Triennale di Milano

Religion in MilanEdit

Saint Ambrose (with white vestments), the patron saint of Milan, in an embossed silver urn in the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio crypt

Religion in Milan

Catholicism in MilanEdit

Mirasole Abbey, the cloister

Catholicism in Milan

Cathedrals in MilanEdit
Basilicas in MilanEdit
Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio, one of the most ancient churches in Milan
Basilica di San Calimero, the 16th century crypt
Santa Maria delle Grazie, which houses the famous mural painting of Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper
Santa Maria della Passione, a late Renaissance-style church with a late Baroque facade
Churches in MilanEdit

Sports in MilanEdit

San Siro Stadium, Italy's biggest stadium, home of A.C. Milan and Inter Milan
A partial view of the A.C. Milan club's trophy room at the Mondo Milan Museum

Sports in Milan

Economy and infrastructure of MilanEdit

CityLife, a residential, commercial and business district under construction
The skyscrapers of Porta Nuova business district

Economy of Milan

Transportation in MilanEdit

Transport in Milan

Airports in Milan

Rail transport in MilanEdit

Intersecting trams under the arcs of Porta Nuova
Milan MetroEdit

  Milan Metro

Milan suburban railway serviceEdit

  Suburban railway

BikeMi, a public bicycle sharing system in Milan
Bicycle sharing systems in MilanEdit

Education in MilanEdit

Healthcare in MilanEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "GaWC – The World According to GaWC 2010". 14 September 2011. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  2. ^ Shaw, Catherine (17 July 2016). "Milan, the 'world's design capital', takes steps to attract visitors year-round". South China Morning Post. South China Morning Post. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  3. ^ "The Global Language Monitor » Fashion". Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Milan, Italy | frog". Archived from the original on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Milan Furniture Fair [Monocle]". 30 April 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Milan". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  7. ^ "Milan". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  8. ^ Dizionario di toponomastica. Storia e significato dei nomi geografici italiani (in Italian). Torino: UTET. 1990.
  9. ^ "Milan map". 2017.
  10. ^ "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". Istat. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  11. ^ "QS World University Rankings 2018". QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 9 October 2017.

External linksEdit

  Wikimedia Atlas of Milan