Regions and Cities - Italy

Map of Regions and Cities in Italy

Source: Italy online web site

Italy is subdivided into 20 regions (regioni, singular regione), of which five enjoy a special autonomous status, marked by an asterix *.

Major cities in Italy (listed in alphabetical order)

Italy has over 60 million inhabitants with the fourth largest population in the European Union, and the 23rd largest population in the world. Italy's population density at 200 persons per kilometre is the 5th highest in the European Union. The highest density is in northwestern Italy, as two regions out of twenty (Lombardy and Piedmont) combined, contain one quarter of the Italian population.

Top 10 Italian cities with the highest population (Source: ISTAT 2016):
1Rome Lazio RM2,873,494
2Milan Lombardy MI1,351,562
3Naples Campania NA970,185
4Turin Piedmont TO886,837
5Palermo Sicily PA673,735
6Genoa Liguria GE583,601
7Bologna Emilia-Romagna BO388,367
8Florence Tuscany FI382,808
9Bari Apulia BA324,198
10Catania Sicily CT313,396



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