Outline of Milan

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Coat of arms of Milan

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Milan:

Milan – capital of Lombardy and the second most populous city in Italy after Rome. Milan is considered a leading Alpha Global City,[1] with strengths in the arts, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research, and tourism. The city has long been named a fashion capital of the world and a world's design capital,[2] thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, which are currently among the world's biggest in terms of revenue, visitors and growth.[3][4][5] Milan is the destination of 8 million overseas visitors every year, attracted by its museums and art galleries that boast some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci.

General reference[edit]

Geography of Milan[edit]

Geography of Milan

Location of Milan[edit]

Milan (Italy)

Environment of Milan[edit]

Landforms of Milan[edit]

Areas of Milan[edit]

Zones of Milan[edit]

Zones of Milan

Districts of Milan[edit]

The districts of Milan, by zone:

Locations in Milan[edit]

City gates of Milan[edit]

Gardens and parks in Milan[edit]

Monte Stella city park
The confluence of the Naviglio di Bereguardo and Naviglio Grande

Museums and galleries in Milan[edit]

Museums and galleries in Milan

Public squares in Milan[edit]

Piazzas in Milan

Religious sites in Milan[edit]

Shopping malls in Milan[edit]

Streets and canals in Milan[edit]

Villas and palaces in Milan[edit]

Villas and palaces in Milan

Demographics of Milan[edit]

Demographics of Milan

Government and politics of Milan[edit]

Palazzo Marino, Milan's city hall and seat of the City Council

Government and politics of Milan

History of Milan[edit]

Francesco II Sforza, the last member of the Sforza family to rule Milan

History of Milan

History of Milan, by period[edit]

History of Milan, by subject[edit]

Culture in Milan[edit]

Milan Cathedral, built over several hundred years in a number of contrasting styles
Panettone, Milan's traditional Christmas cake

Culture of Milan

Art in Milan[edit]

The Last Supper, a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci housed by the refectory of the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan
The auditorium of Teatro alla Scala, one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world

Ballet in Milan[edit]

Cinema of Milan[edit]

Literature of Milan[edit]

Music of Milan[edit]

Music of Milan

Theatre of Milan[edit]

Exterior view of La Scala

Theatre school in Milan

Events and traditions in Milan[edit]

Palazzo dell'Arte, home of the Triennale di Milano

Religion in Milan[edit]

Saint Ambrose (with white vestments), the patron saint of Milan, in an embossed silver urn in the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio crypt

Religion in Milan

Catholicism in Milan[edit]

Mirasole Abbey, the cloister

Catholicism in Milan

Cathedrals in Milan[edit]
Basilicas in Milan[edit]
Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio, one of the most ancient churches in Milan
Basilica di San Calimero, the 16th century crypt
Santa Maria delle Grazie, which houses the famous mural painting of Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper
Santa Maria della Passione, a late Renaissance-style church with a late Baroque facade
Churches in Milan[edit]

Sports in Milan[edit]

San Siro Stadium, Italy's biggest stadium, home of A.C. Milan and Inter Milan
A partial view of the A.C. Milan club's trophy room at the Mondo Milan Museum

Sports in Milan

Economy and infrastructure of Milan[edit]

CityLife, a residential, commercial and business district under construction
The skyscrapers of Porta Nuova business district

Economy of Milan

Transportation in Milan[edit]

Transport in Milan

Airports in Milan

Rail transport in Milan[edit]

Intersecting trams under the arcs of Porta Nuova
Milan Metro[edit]

Milan Metro Milan Metro

Milan suburban railway service[edit]

Milan suburban railway service Suburban railway

BikeMi, a public bicycle sharing system in Milan
Public bicycle sharing system in Milan[edit]

Education in Milan[edit]

Education in Milan

Healthcare in Milan[edit]

Hospitals in Milan

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "GaWC – The World According to GaWC 2010". Lboro.ac.uk. 14 September 2011. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Shaw, Catherine (17 July 2016). "Milan, the 'world's design capital', takes steps to attract visitors year-round". South China Morning Post. South China Morning Post. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "The Global Language Monitor » Fashion". Languagemonitor.com. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Milan, Italy | frog". Frogdesign.com. Archived from the original on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Milan Furniture Fair [Monocle]". Monocle.com. 30 April 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Milan: definition of Milan in Oxford dictionary (American English)". oxforddictionaries.com. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  7. ^ Dizionario di toponomastica. Storia e significato dei nomi geografici italiani. Torino: UTET. 1990. 
  8. ^ "Milan map". explo-re.com. 2017. 
  9. ^ "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". demo.istat.it. Istat. Retrieved 14 October 2017. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Milan