Metropolitan City of Catania

Metropolitan City of Catania
Metropolitan City

A view of Metropolitan Catania by air. Mt. Etna is the peak at a distance.

Location of the Metropolitan City of Catania
Coordinates: 37°31′00″N 15°04′00″E / 37.51667°N 15.06667°E / 37.51667; 15.06667Coordinates: 37°31′00″N 15°04′00″E / 37.51667°N 15.06667°E / 37.51667; 15.06667
Country  Italy
Region Sicily
Established 4 August 2015
Capital(s) Catania
Comuni 58
  Mayor Enzo Bianco
  Total 3,573.68 km2 (1,379.81 sq mi)
Population (30-11-2014)
  Total 1,116,168
  Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

The Metropolitan City of Catania (Italian: Città metropolitana di Catania) is a metropolitan city in Sicily, Italy. Its capital is the city of Catania. It replaced the Province of Catania and comprises the city of Catania and other 57 municipalities (comuni).


It was first created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990) and then established by the regional law 15 August 2015.[1]



The metropolitan city borders with the Metropolitan City of Messina (the former Province of Messina), the Province of Enna, the Province of Syracuse, the Province of Ragusa and the Province of Caltanissetta. Part of its territory includes the Metropolitan area of Catania.


See also


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