Surface of 23,844 square kilometers
Population 10 million
Bordered by Switzerland to the north, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto to the east, Emilia-Romagna to the south and Piedmont to the west.
Lombardia is one of the few Italian regions without a coastline.
Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi, Mantua, Milan (regional capital), Monza and Brianza, Pavia, Sondrio and Varese.
Getting To Lombardia
Three of Italy's four busiest airports are in Lombardy
Milano Malpensa Airport is an intercontinental airport, and Italy's second aviation hub after Rome Fiumicino. It has multiple direct connections to Africa, Asia and North America, as well as across Europe, where it is served by both full-service and low-fare carriers.
Milano Linate is Milan's city airport, served by business-oriented flights to European major commercial centres, as well as a dense Italian domestic network.
Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport is served almost exclusively by low-fare carriers, taking advantage of its proximity to both Milan and the Alps.
Milan is a major rail hub. Links connect the region with the rest of Italy, Switzerland and France .
Excellent infrastruture of roads throughout the region.
Lombardia has hot summers of around 27-29C, and a cold, continental winter.