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MILAN


Milan is one of the most densely populated cities in Europe; it is the capital of Lombardy Region. It has played several roles throughout its history, including that of capital of the Roman Empire, a political centre of considerable importance in the Renaissance period and capital of the Kingdom of Italy in the Napoleonic period.

Milan is the main industrial, commercial and financial centre of Italy. The city is a major world fashion and design capital. Thanks to its important museums, theatres and landmarks, Milan attracts more than two million annual visitors.

In 2015 Fiera di Milano will host the EXPO 2015: “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”.

Country: Italy
Region: Lombardy
Province: Milano

TERRITORY

Coordinates: 45°27′50.98″N  9°11′25.21″E
Altitude 122 m s.l.m.
Area: 181,76[1] km²
Inhabitants: 1 316 497[2]
Density: 7 243,05 ab./km²

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MEDIOLANUM FORUM


Built in 1990 with a particularly innovative design, Mediolanum Forum is the main indoor multipurpose facility in Northern Italy, capable of playing host to major sports and non-sporting events. The arena has a capacity of 11,500 making it one of the largest and most impressive indoor sports facilities in Europe, so much so that it was awarded the 1994 European Prize for Architecture of Sports Facilities.

Thanks to its flexibility, over the years Mediolanum Forum has been capable of hosting the most spectacular sports events in many disciplines. The perfect location of the facility, the large provision of car parks and of different areas inside the facility (from 600 to 5800 square metres) that can be divided and reconfigured depending on the typology of event, help turn Mediolanum Forum into an ideal facility for events of any kind of level.

Mediolanum Forum:
Width: 38,55 m.
Length: 65 m.
Height: 14 m.
Flooring: parquet
Capacity: 12,657
Lux: 2,500

Territory:
Coordinates 45 ° 27'50 .98 "N 9 ° 11'25 .21" E
Altitude 122 m s.l.m.
Surface 181.76 [1] km ²
Population 1,316,497 [2]
Density 7 243.05 inhab. / Km ²

Distances old town hall:
- Getting to the Cathedral 10.5 km 19 mins
- Getting to the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio 11.1 Km 18 min
- Arrive at La Scala 11.8 Km 21 min

Distances:
- 15 km away from Milan Linate Airport is. 20 min.
- 57.5 kilometers from Milan Malpensa Airport. 37 min.
- 13 km from the Central Station. 21min.

Website: http://www.mediolanumforum.it/