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Lombardy
Lombardia
Region o Italy

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Coat of arms
Kintra Italy
Caipital Milan
Government
 • Preses Roberto Formigoni (PDL)
Area
 • Total 23,844 km2 (9,206 sq mi)
Population (25-03-2011)
 • Total 9,939,193
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym Lombard
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 328.2[1] billion (2008)
GDP per capita € 33,500[2] (2008)
NUTS Region ITC
Website www.regione.lombardia.it

Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia Italian pronunciation: [lombarˈdiːa], Wastren Lombard: Lumbardìa, Eastren Lombard: Lombardia) is ane o the 20 regions o Italy. The caipital is Milan. Ane-saxt o Italy's population lives in Lombardy an aboot ane fift o Italy's GDP is producit in this region, makkin it the maist populous an richest region in the kintra an ane o the richest in the whole o Europe.[3] Major tourist destinations in the region include the historic, cultural an airtistic ceeties o Milan (which is Italy's seicont top tourist destination),[4] Brescia, Mantua, Pavia, Como, Cremona, Bergamo, Sondrio, Lecco, Lodi, Varese, Monza, an the lochs o Garda, Como, Maggiore, an Iseo.

The offeecial leid, as in the rest o Italy, is Italian. The traditional local leids are the various dialects o Lombard (Wastren Lombard an Eastren Lombard), as well as some dialects o Emilian, spoken in some pairts o the provinces o Mantua, Pavia, an Cremona. Accordin tae Istat, amaist 27% o Lombards are bilingual wi Lombard an Italian leids; 9.1% are monolingual in Lombard an 57.6% are monolingual in Italian.[5]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lombardy is dividit intae 12 provinces:

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Province
Aurie (km²)
Population
Density (inh./km²)
Province o Bergamo 2,723 1,070,060 392.9
Province o Brescia 4,784 the biggest 1,223,900 255.8
Province o Como 1,288 582,736 452.4
Province o Cremona 1,772 358,628 202.4
Province o Lecco 816 334,059 409.4
Province o Lodi 782 222,223 284.2
Province o Mantua 2,339 407,983 174.4
Province o Milan 1,575 3,121,832 the biggest 1,982
Province o Monza an Brianza 405 the smawest 840,711 2,075
Province o Pavia 2,965 535,948 180.7
Province o Sondrio 3,212 181,841 the smawest 56.6
Province o Varese 1,199 868,777 724.6

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