Metropolitan City of Genoa
|Metropolitan City of Genoa|
Aerial view over the harbour of Genoa
Location of the Metropolitan City of Genoa
|Established||1 January 2015|
|• Mayor||Marco Doria (Independent)|
|• Total||1,839.20 km2 (710.12 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2014)|
|• Density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
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).