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Salerno (UK: , US: , Italian: [saˈlɛrno]; Salernitano: Salierne, IPA: [saˈljərnə]) is an ancient city and comune in Campania (southwestern Italy) and is the capital of the province of the same nameIt is located on the Gulf of Salerno on the Tyrrhenian Sea The city is divided into three distinct zones: the medieval sector, the 19th century sector and the more densely populated post-war area, with its several apartment blocks.Human settlement at Salerno has a rich and vibrant past, dating back to pre-historic timesThe site has been one of the most important and strategic ports on the Mediterranean sea, yielding a rich Greco-Roman heritageIt was an independent Lombard principality, Principality of Salerno, in the early Middle Ages.
During this time, the Schola Medica Salernitana, the first medical school in the world, was foundedIn the 16th century, under the Sanseverino family, among the most powerful feudal lords in southern Italy, the city became a great centre of learning, culture and the arts, and the family hired several of the greatest intellectuals of the timeLater, in 1694, the city was struck by several catastrophic earthquakes and plaguesAfter a period of Spanish rule which would last until the 18th century, Salerno became part of the Parthenopean Republic.In recent history the city hosted Victor Emmanuel III, the King of Italy, who moved from Rome in 1943 after Italy negotiated a peace with the Allies in World War II, making Salerno the home of the "government of the South" (Regno del Sud) and therefore provisional government seat for six monthsSome of the Allied landings during Operation Avalanche (the invasion of Italy) occurred near Salerno.
Additional Information About Milan
Milan (Italian: Milano [miˈlaːno], Milanese: [miˈlãː]) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after RomeMilan served as the capital of the Western Roman Empire, the Duchy of Milan and the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia The city proper has a population of about 1.4 million while its metropolitan city has 3.26 million inhabitantsIts continuously built-up urban area, that stretches well beyond the boundaries of its administrative metropolitan city, is the fourth largest in the EU with 5.27 million inhabitantsThe population within the wider Milan metropolitan area, also known as Greater Milan, is estimated at 8.2 million, making it by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy and the 4th largest in the EU.Milan is considered a leading alpha global city, with strengths in the field of the art, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research and tourism.
Its business district hosts Italy's stock exchange (Italian: Borsa Italiana), and the headquarters of national and international banks and companiesIn terms of GDP, it has the second-largest economy among EU cities after Paris, and is the wealthiest among EU non-capital citiesMilan is considered part of the Blue Banana and one of the "Four Motors for Europe". 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 growthIt hosted the Universal Exposition in 1906 and 2015The city hosts numerous cultural institutions, academies and universities, with 11% of the national total enrolled students.
Milan is the destination of 8 million overseas visitors every year, attracted by its museums and art galleries that include some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da VinciThe city is served by many luxury hotels and is the fifth-most starred in the world by Michelin GuideThe city is home to two of Europe's most successful football teams, A.CMilan and F.CInternazionale, and one of Europe's main basketball teams, Olimpia Milano.