About Milan

About Milan

Milan - Italian cultural, industrial and financial center
With a population of 1.3 million, Milan is one of the largest cities in Italy, and is considered to be one of the principle artistic and cultural centers of northern Italy.
Hosting a large number of universities, the city is very well known around the world for its highly lively cultural life and is also widely regarded as a capital of design and fashion.
Furthermore, the city of Milan has been accorded the honour of hosting World Expo 2015!

Arts and Culture in Milan
Milan is one of the major artistic centers of northern Italy.
Among its chief landmarks are the Cathedral (il Duomo), the Sforza Castle (once home to a powerful family dynasty), the Teatro alla Scala (whose location here makes Milan one of the most important centers in the world for opera ), and the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie (which houses Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper").

Lively University City
Milan is home to eight high-profile public and private universities, covering a wide range of faculties, and has the largest number of university graduates and post-graduate students (34,000 and more than 5,000, respectively) in Italy.

Weather in Milan
The climate in Milan is typically Mediterranean, with high temperatures and sunny days in the summer and colder, damper weather in the winter.
June is usually a nice and warm month in Milan and temperatures are at their most pleasant (ranging from around + 15 °C to 28° C) . The temperature will climb later in the summer.