Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria

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Not to be confused with Strait of Messina metropolitan area.
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 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 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. 

External links[edit]

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