Milan (Milano) is the capital of Lombardy region, as well as the most populous metropolitan area and 2nd most populous Italian comune. The population of the city proper is around 1,346,000, and that of Metropolitan City of Milan - 3,209,000. The commuting area has nearly 4,252,000 inhabitants but the built-up-urban area, stretching beyond the boundaries of Metropolitan City of Milan, features a population estimated to be approximately 5,270,000 in 1,891 km2 (730 ml2), ranking 4th in the EU (European Union).
Greater Milan, which is the wider Milan metropolitan area, is polycentric metropolitan region which comprehends almost all provinces of Lombardy and Piedmont province of Novara. It has a population of around 8,500,000 people. Milan is Italy's main financial and industrial centre as well as one of global significance. It has the second-largest economy among EU cities following Paris in terms of GDP, and the largest among non-capital cities in Europe. Milan is also considered part of "Blue Banana" ("European Megalopolis" or "Manchester–Milan Axis" - discontinuous corridor of urbanisation in Western Europe) and lies at the heart of one of the "Four Motors for Europe" (4 highly industrialized European regions).
Milan is a leading global city, with strengths in the commerce, arts, design, education, fashion, finance, healthcare, entertainment, research, media, services, and tourism. The business district of Milan hosts Italy's Stock Exchange as well as the headquarters of the largest international and national companies and banks. The city is an important world fashion and design capital, famous for several international fairs and events, including the Milan Furniture Fair and Milan Fashion Week. The city hosts a wealth of academies, universities and cultural institutions, with 11% of national total enrolled students.
The landmarks, museums and theatres in Milan (including Sforza Castle, Milan Cathedral and Leonardo da Vinci paintings like The Last Supper, a UNESCO World Heritage Site) draw more than 9 million visitors per year. Milan is the 2nd Italian city after Naples with the highest number of accredited stars from Michelin Guide. In 1906 and 2015 the city of Milan hosted the Universal Exposition. Milan is home to a couple of Europe's major football teams, FC Internazionale and AC Milan.
Highlights: Duomo, Basilica, Last Supper Fresco
The Milan cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Milan, Italy.
If you lose the Milan location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.