Di Milan, Italy
Milan, is the capital of the Lombardy region and the first most populous city in Italy. The population of the city proper is 1.3 million while the urban area is 5.5 million, the 5th-largest in the EU. The Milan metropolitan area, known as Greater Milan, is a polycentric area of 7 to 10 million people. Milan is part of the so-called Blue Banana: in terms of GDP, the city has the 3rd-largest economy among EU cities after London and Paris, and the largest among European non-capital cities. Milan is also the economic heart of one of the Four Motors for is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research, tourism. Milan was named as "the moral capital of Italy", and it is one of the most important cities in Europe. Its business district hosts Italy's Stock Exchange and the headquarters of the largest national and interntational banks and companies. The city is a major world fashion and design capital, well known for several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair. The city hosts numerous cultural institutions, academies and universities, with 11% of the national total enrolled students.