Metropolitan City of Genoa

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Metropolitan City of Genoa
Metropolitan City
Aerial view over the harbour of Genoa
Aerial view over the harbour of Genoa
Location of the Metropolitan City of Genoa
Location of the Metropolitan City of Genoa
Country  Italy
Region Liguria
Established 1 January 2015
Capital(s) Genoa
Comuni 67
 • Mayor Marco Doria (Independent)
 • Total 1,839.20 km2 (710.12 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2014)
 • Total 862,175
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISTAT 210[1]
Website Official website

The Metropolitan City of Genoa (Italian: Città Metropolitana di Genova) is one of the ten Metropolitan cities of Italy, located in the region of Liguria. Its capital is the city of Genoa. It replaced the Province of Genoa.


It was first created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990) and then established by the Law 56/2014. It has been operative since January 1, 2015.



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


  1. ^ "Codici delle città metropolitane al 1° gennaio 2017". (in Italian). 23 December 2016. 

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Coordinates: 44°24′40″N 8°55′57″E / 44.4111°N 8.9325°E / 44.4111; 8.9325