Province of Monza and Brianza

Province of Monza and Brianza
—  Province  —

Coat of arms
Map highlighting the location of the province of Monza e della Brianza in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Lombardy
Capital(s) Monza
Comuni 55
Government
 – President Dario Allevi (PDL)
Area[1]
 – Total 405.49 km2 (156.6 sq mi)
Population (11-30-2010)
 – Total 848,788
 – Density 2,093.2/km2 (5,421.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 – Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20900, 20811-20886
Telephone prefix 039, 0362, 02
Vehicle registration MB
ISTAT 108

The Province of Monza and Brianza is an administrative province of Lombardy region, Italy. It was officially created splitting the eastern part from the province of Milan on May 12, 2004, and became executive after the provincial elections of 6 and 7 June 2009.

It has an area of 405.49 km², that is one of the smallest provincial territories of Italy, and a population of almost 850,000 at the end of 2010, with a population density of more than 2,000 inhab./km2, given by its highly urbanized territory.

The capital and most important commune is Monza (pop. 121,441 as of 30/11/09), only 15 km far away from Milano. Other important centres are (referred to 2001 population): Seregno (39,206), Desio (35,069), Limbiate (31,551), Lissone (34,450), Vimercate (25,536), Cesano Maderno (33,094) and Brugherio (31,470).

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Geography

The province comprises only the southern part of the storic-geographic region of Brianza with Agrate Brianza, Aicurzio, Albiate, Arcore, Barlassina, Bellusco, Bernareggio, Besana in Brianza, Biassono, Bovisio-Masciago, Briosco, Burago di Molgora, Busnago, Camparada, Caponago, Carate Brianza, Carnate, Cavenago di Brianza, Ceriano Laghetto, Cesano Maderno, Cogliate, Concorezzo, Cornate d'Adda, Correzzana, Desio, Giussano, Lazzate, Lentate sul Seveso, Lesmo, Limbiate,Lissone, Macherio, Meda, Mezzago, Misinto, Muggiò, Nova Milanese, Ornago, Renate, Roncello, Ronco Briantino, Seregno, Seveso, Sovico, Sulbiate, Triuggio, Usmate Velate, Varedo, Vedano al Lambro, Veduggio con Colzano, Verano Brianza, Vimercate and part of the Monzese territory (Monza, Brugherio, Villasanta).

Other parts of Brianza are in the Province of Lecco, in the Province of Como and in the Province of Milan.

Communes of the Province of Monza and Brianza

A list of its 55 communes[2][3] follows:

Notes

  1. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, I principali indicatori.
  2. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, I Comuni MB.
  3. ^ Comune di Monza e Brianza, La Provincia MB cresce di 5 comuni.

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