Lombardy

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Lombardy

The numbers

The beating heart of the Italian economy

10 ML

Citizens

The first Italian region for resident population

21 %

Of Italian GDP

The center of economy and trade

800 k

Companies

The production industry in Lombardy as the Italian locomotive

13

Universities

Research and innovation known in the international scenario

42 %

Of Italian rice

The first agricultural Italian region, and one of the first in Europe

264

Agri-food products

A wide range of traditional and typical products

+ 180

Museums and collections

Art as witness of a rich and compelling history

50 brand

Of international fashion

Almost all top 50 brands operate in Lombardy

The territory

Capital of style and locomotive of Italy

The region

The privileged geographical position and the resourcefulness of its population have allowed Lombardy to present itself on the national and international scene as a primary economic reality, becoming one of the most industrialized areas of Europe.

The capital

The metropolitan city of Milan, which has more than 1.5 million inhabitants, is the economic and financial heart of the country. It is home of the Italian Stock Exchange, several multinational and financial companies, university institutions, cultural and research centres

The economy

The economy is characterised by a wide variety of activities: from agriculture to livestock farming, from industry to the tertiary sector. SMEs dominate the scene as they make up more than 95% of the region's economic sector.

Main industries

Particularly flourishing are the textile, footwear, food, fashion and furniture sectors, which represent examples of typical products particularly appreciated all over the world.

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