Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria

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Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria
Metropolitan City
Location of the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria
Location of the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria
Country  Italy
Region Calabria
Established 1 January 2017
Capital(s) Reggio di Calabria
Comuni 97
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Falcomatà
Area
 • Total 3,183 km2 (1,229 sq mi)
Population (31-8-2014)
 • Total 559,215
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISTAT 080

The Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria (Italian: Città Metropolitana di Reggio Calabria) is a future metropolitan city in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Its capital, Reggio di Calabria, will replace the Province of Reggio Calabria.

History[edit]

The Metropolitan City was created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990), and then established by the Law 56/2014.[1]

Administration[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ OECD (2015-02-20). Governing the Metropolitan City of Venice. OECD Publishing. ISBN 9789264223592. 

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Coordinates: 38°06′41″N 15°39′43″E / 38.1114°N 15.6619°E / 38.1114; 15.6619