Lombardy Region

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Region of Lombardy

Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia Italian pronunciation: [lombarˈdiːa], Lombard: Lombardia Lombard pronunciation: (MI) [lumbar'diːa], (BG) [lombar'deːa]) is a historic region of Italy and one of the 20 regions of Italy.

The capital is Milan.

A sixth of Italy's population lives in Lombardy and about a fifth of Italy's GDP is produced in the region, making it the most populous and richest region in the country.

It is also the region with the most Unesco World Heritage Sites in Italy.[1]

Provinces (Province)

Lombardy consists of eleven provinces plus the metropolitan city of Milan, as follows[2]:

Locations of provinces of Lombardy.
Province Number of Comuni Population Area
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Province of Bergamo 243 1,110,457 2,755 Bergamo
Province of Brescia 206 1,262,135 4,786 Brescia
Province of Como 160 599,637 1,279 Como
Province of Cremona 115 358,578 1,770 Cremona
Province of Lecco 85 337,256 806 Lecco
Province of Lodi 61 229,946 783 Lodi
Province of Mantova 70 411,959 2,431 Mantova
Metropolitan City of Milan 134 3,233,541 1,576 Milano
Province of Monza and Brianza 55 871,523 405 Monza e Brianza
Province of Pavia 188 545,611 2,969 Pavia
Province of Sondrio 78 181,249 3,196 Sondrio
Province of Varese 141 890,418 1,198 Varese

History (Storia )

Sources (Fonti)

  1. Wikipedia on Region of Lombardy
  2. Italian Wikipedia on Regione Lombardia

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Lance, you do not have authorization to create Facebook groups for Wikitree regions.
posted by Chris Ferraiolo
I am currently working on indexing the birth, death and marriage records of families in Lombardy.
posted by Lance Martin
Excellent! Your help is much appreciated!
posted by Chris Ferraiolo
There is a caution about creating categories. Can you give any advice on this? I am creating categories like this:


posted by Lance Martin
Unfortunately, you can't list a category like that. The town has to be categorized like "Town, Region". In this case, it would be "Chiavenna, Lombardy" and then nested into the rest of the Italy categories.
posted by Chris Ferraiolo