Milan, or Milano in Italian and Mediolanum in Latin, is a city in Lombardy in northern Italy. Milan is at the center of the Po river basin, and intersects with many important trade routes.  Of all cities in Italy, Milan’s per capita income is the highest; Milan’s main exports include textiles (silk in particular), chemicals, motor vehicles, and rubber goods. Its population in 2001 was ~1,256,211. It is the second-largest city in Italy after Rome; Milan was conquered by the Romans in 222 BC. From 305 BC until 402 BC, Milan was the Western Roman Empire’s capital. Milan is home to several famous art museums, a striking white marble cathedral, and the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, which contains the famous fresco The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci.


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