Rome metropolitan area

Satellite picture of the Rome metropolitan area

The Rome metropolitan area is a statistical area that is centred on the city of Rome, Italy. It consists of the entire province of Metropolitan City of Rome Capital (formerly known as the Province of Rome) and a single commune in the neighbouring Province of Latina - Aprilia. Both provinces are part of the region of Lazio. The metropolitan area does not have any administrative designation or function unlike the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital. It's the second most populous metropolitan area in Italy after Milan.

Composition[]

The Rome metropolitan area includes the city of Rome and 59 municipalities and a population of 4,353,738 as of 2017.[1] All are within the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, except one[citation needed]

The most important of these by population are: Guidonia Montecelio, Aprilia, Fiumicino, Tivoli, Ciampino, and Velletri; as shows the table below.

Municipalities[]

Province Municipality Area
(in km²)
Population(1)
Lazio
Metropolitan City of Rome Capital Rome 1,285 2,869,461
Albano Laziale 23.8 39,137
Anguillara Sabazia 74.91 17,987
Ardea 50 39,626
Ariccia 18 18,083
Artena 54 13,380
Castel Madama 28.5 7,343
Castel Gandolfo 14 8,786
Cerveteri 134.43 34,912
Ciampino 11 137,938
Colonna 3.5 3,707
Fiumicino 222 165,088
Fonte Nuova 20.1 26,802
Formello 31 111,912
Frascati 22 20,764
Gallicano nel Lazio 26 5,707
Genazzano 32 5,881
Genzano di Roma 18 63,356
Grottaferrata 18 20,709
Guidonia Montecelio 79 179,211
Labico 11.8 5,571
Ladispoli 26 138,874
Lanuvio 43.9 12,296
Lariano 27 12,119
Marino 26 38,478
Mentana 24 20,066
Monte Compatri 24.4 9,828
Monte Porzio Catone 9.4 8,827
Monterotondo 40 37,916
Pomezia 107 157,254
San Cesareo 22 12,538
Palestrina 46.8 19,455
Rocca Priora 28 11,600
Tivoli 68 153,095
Sant'Angelo Romano 21 4,195
Rocca di Papa 40 15,019
Valmontone 40 14,555
Velletri 113 51,925
Zagarolo 28 16,427
Province of Latina Aprilia 1,70 375.440
TOTAL 5.352,0 4.353.738

Comparison[]

This table shows the main Italian metropolitan cities by population, with Rome in first place.

No. Metropolitan City Population Area
(km²)
Density
(pop./km²)
Municipalities
1 Rome 4.340.915 5.352 1.195 40
2 Milan 3.190.340 1.575 1.651 134
2 Naples 3.128.702 1.171 1.950 92
4 Turin 2.293.340 6.829 1.512 316

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=met_pjanaggr3&lang=en Eurostat.ec.europa.eu: Appsso metropolitan areas]

External links[]