|• Type||Strong Mayor–Council|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Sala|
|• Legislature||Milan City Council|
|• Comune||181.76 km2 (70.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||120 m (390 ft)|
|Population (February 28, 2020)|
|• Density||7,700/km2 (20,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||0039 02|
The city has been recognized as one of the world’s four fashion capitals thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, which are currently among the world’s biggest in terms of revenue, visitors and growth.
The city hosts numerous cultural institutions, academies and universities, its museums and art galleries that include some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci.
The city is served by many luxury hotels and is the fifth-most starred in the world by Michelin Guide. The city is home to two of Europe’s most successful football teams, A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale, and one of Europe’s main basketball teams, Olimpia Milano.