List of cities in Italy

List of cities in Italy

Having a list of cities in Italy is essential for you if you are planning to visit Italy sometime in your life. Everyone dreams of visiting the big cities such as Milan, Rome, and Venice because they believe true Italian lifestyle is most clearly experienced there. What they don't know is that true Italian life exists in the smaller towns and it is in these towns that the true culture of the Italians is easily experienced. With the list of cities in Italy, you will be able to make a travel plan, and certainly enjoy every second of your trip. This article will provide you with a list of cities and towns in Italy.

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Italy is considered as a fascinating place because vacation in Italy is packed with exciting things to see and do without running out of amazing sights and activities. The name Italy means "land of young cattle." The population of Italy is approximately 61.1 million people. Italy lies in Southern Europe, a flight to Rome takes roughly 2.5 hours from London/England, and 8 hours from New York/USA. There are so many great places that you can visit in Italy; you can choose from the list below.

About Italy

Italy has a long history. Its capital city, Rome was founded in 753BC. In 395AD, the Roman Empire broke down, leading to the establishment of separate kingdoms and city-states. In 1861, Italy became one nation which included the islands of Sardegna and Sicily. Italy was a kingdom until 1964 when it partnered with the German Nazis. It is a founding member of the European Union and the NATO. It is easy to recognize Italy on any world map because its shape is like a high-heeled boot. The nation has many hills and mountains. It also has more than 7,600km (4,722miles) of coastline located in a large part of the Mediterranean Sea.

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States in Italy

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Below is a list of states in Italy:

  • Abruzzi
  • Basilicata
  • Calabria
  • Campania
  • Emilia-Romagna
  • Friuli–Venezia Giulia
  • Lazio
  • Liguria
  • Lombardy
  • Marche
  • Molise
  • Piedmont
  • Puglia
  • Sardinia
  • Sicily
  • Trentino–Alto Adige/Südtirol
  • Tuscany
  • Umbria
  • Valle d’Aosta
  • Veneto

Names of cities in Italy

Below is a list of Italian cities by population:

  • Rome - 2,705,603
  • Milan - 1,303,437
  • Naples - 975,139
  • Turin - 900,569
  • Palermo - 666,552
  • Genoa - 615,686
  • Bologna - 373,026
  • Florence - 365,966
  • Bari - 325,052
  • Catania - 301,564
  • Venice - 268,934
  • Verona - 260,718
  • Messina - 245,159
  • Padua - 210,301
  • Trieste - 205,363
  • Taranto - 196,369
  • Brescia - 190,044
  • Prato - 185,660
  • Reggio Calabria - 184,179
  • Modena - 180,080
  • Parma - 177,069
  • Perugia - 161,944
  • Livorno - 160,502
  • Reggio Emilia - 159,809
  • Cagliari - 159,312
  • Foggia - 153,529
  • Ravenna - 151,055
  • Rimini - 137,523
  • Ferrara - 133,214
  • Salerno - 132,790
  • Sassari - 128,611
  • Siracusa - 123,324
  • Pescara - 122,402
  • Monza - 121,445
  • Bergamo - 115,645
  • Vicenza - 114,268
  • Latina - 114,063
  • Forlì - 113,605
  • Trento - 111,718
  • Giugliano in Campania - 110,065
  • Terni - 109,816
  • Novara - 102,595
  • Ancona - 101,480
  • Bolzano - 99,751
  • Piacenza - 99,625
  • Andria - 98,069
  • Udine - 96,750
  • Arezzo - 95,853
  • Catanzaro - 94,381
  • La Spezia - 94,192
  • Cesena - 94,078
  • Lecce - 93,529
  • Barletta - 93,230
  • Pesaro - 92,206
  • Alessandria - 91,724
  • Brindisi - 90,222
  • Torre del Greco - 88,918
  • Pisa - 87,166
  • Pistoia - 86,514
  • Como - 83,265
  • Pozzuoli - 83,128
  • Marsala - 82,337
  • Lucca - 82,245
  • Varese - 82,216
  • Treviso - 81,763
  • Casoria - 81,259
  • Sesto San Giovanni - 81,032
  • Busto Arsizio - 80,091
  • Caserta - 79,228
  • Grosseto - 77,424
  • Gela - 77,311
  • Guidonia Montecelio - 76,770
  • Cinisello Balsamo - 73,976
  • Asti - 73,861
  • L'Aquila - 72,222
  • Ragusa - 72,168
  • Cremona - 70,883
  • Pavia - 70,678
  • Trapani - 70,648
  • Quartu Sant'Elena - 70,569
  • Lamezia Terme - 70,188
  • Cosenza - 69,868
  • Massa - 69,504
  • Potenza - 68,252
  • Altamura - 67,903
  • Imola - 66,658
  • Castellammare di Stabia - 65,420
  • Carpi - 65,125
  • Carrara - 65,021
  • Aprilia - 64,758
  • Afragola - 63,787
  • Viareggio - 63,373
  • Benevento - 62,958
  • Fano - 61,744
  • Savona - 61,735
  • Vittoria - 61,221
  • Fiumicino - 61,145
  • Crotone - 60,673
  • Viterbo - 60,459
  • Caltanissetta - 60,355
  • Molfetta - 59,835
  • Matera - 59,738
  • Vigevano - 59,523
  • Agrigento - 59,082
  • Marano di Napoli - 58,838
  • Cerignola - 58,090
  • Manfredonia - 57,207
  • Avellino - 56,908
  • Legnano - 56,726
  • Sanremo - 56,269
  • Moncalieri- 56,223
  • Bitonto - 56,174
  • Portici - 56,009
  • Ercolano - 55,952
  • Foligno - 55,645
  • San Severo - 55,560
  • Faenza - 55,504
  • Bagheria - 55,272
  • Chieti - 55,260
  • Cuneo - 54,687
  • Modica - 53,869
  • Bisceglie - 53,841
  • Siena - 53,809
  • Trani - 53,535
  • Cava de' Tirreni - 53,314
  • Teramo - 53,263
  • Acireale - 52,702
  • Pomezia - 52,571
  • Acerra - 52,403
  • Aversa - 52,309
  • Tivoli - 51,847
  • Ascoli Piceno - 51,503
  • Civitavecchia - 51,375
  • Mazara del Vallo - 51,369
  • Rovigo - 51,193
  • Campobasso - 51,140
  • Velletri - 51,021
  • Chioggia - 50,888
  • Battipaglia - 50,769
  • Scafati - 50,735
  • Casalnuovo di Napoli - 50,537
  • Pordenone - 50,518
  • Rho - 50,345
  • Olbia - 50,150

Largest cities in Italy

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The top five largest cities in Italy are:

Rome

Rome is the capital city of Italy. Rome has an estimated population of 2,705,603, making it the largest city in Italy. The city was first inhabited by The Latin, Sabines, and Etruscans. Currently, Italians and immigrants from Ukraine, Romania, Poland, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and China live in Rome.

Milan

The population of Milan is 1.3 million, which makes it the second largest city in Italy. Many different cultures have conquered Milan, and have shaped it into what it is today. Currently, Italians from rural areas and foreign individuals from East Europe, Africa, Asia, and America reside in the city.

Naples

Naples has an estimated population of 975,139 which makes the third largest city. It is also among of the oldest towns in Italy. Around 2,000 BC, Greek immigrants settled in the city and resided there throughout the centuries until the city became part of the Roman Republic. Currently, 98.5% of the residents are Italian born.

Turin

Turin has a population of 900,569, making it the fourth most populated city in Italy. Turin is known for its public squares, art galleries, and architecture. The city hosted the 2006 Olympics.

Palermo

Palermo is the fifth most populated city in Italy with a population of 666,552. It is an ancient city which dates back to thousands of years. People often visit the city because of its Mediterranean weather.

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Places in Italy

The most popular places in Italy are:

Tuscany

If you happen to visit Tuscany, you will, by all means, have an amazing time. You will get to visit various medieval cities which include the birthplace of Dante, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo.

Liguria

There are endless overflows of beauty in Liguria, which is associated with the Italian Riviera or the Floral Riviera. The place is well known for its vast export of flowers. Although the area is small in size, it has much to offer; thus every corner of the place provides a treat to your senses. It has a warm coastal climate and a fabulous mountainous landscape.

Lombardy

Lombardy is well known for the city of Milan. This place is much more than just Milan. The place is a hotbed for cultural and fascinating towns and cities because of its resplendent nature with glorious mountains and lakes.

Veneto

You should visit Veneto to enjoy a family beach holiday in the sandy beach resorts in the east, to go hiking in the Dolomites in the north, to discover fascinating cities such as Padova, Vicenza, and Verona and Venice, and to explore the wine regions.

Piedmont

When you visit Piedmont, you will be welcomed by a vision so beautiful; the affluent forest areas and endless vineyards, green and fertile rolling hills, the towering Alps towards the north and lakes which all together create a spectacular landscape.

Lazio

Is famous for its capital, Rome. Lazio is a beautiful place located in the middle of Italy. The place has many impressive historical cities and towns including a stunning coastline.

Campania

In Campania, you will experience an exceptional charm of the Amalfi Coast. When you get to this place, you will immediately discover why it is so popular. This place signifies beauty, history, drama as well as sunshine and the sea.

The Island of Elba

Tuscan island of Elba offers a dramatic scenery, unspoiled nature, romantic fishing villages, bays and a crystal clear sea. You will enjoy both activity and tranquillity in a natural paradise.

Italy has many beautiful places you can visit during your holidays. The above list of cities in Italy is essential for you to understand the states and cities in Italy and develop a travel plan. Come to Italy and see a magnificent collection of cities including impressive monasteries, beautiful mountains, large lakes, chateaux, and cathedrals.

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