Metropolitan City of Genoa

Metropolitan City of Genoa
Metropolitan City

Aerial view over the harbour of Genoa

Location of the Metropolitan City of Genoa
Country  Italy
Region Liguria
Established 1 January 2015
Capital(s) Genoa
Comuni 67
  Mayor Marco Doria (Independent)
  Total 1,839.20 km2 (710.12 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2014)
  Total 862,175
  Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

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


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.


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


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

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