Regional capital: Milan (Milano)
Provinces: Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Mantova, Milano, Pavia, Sondrio, Varese
Lombardy ranks 4th among the regions in size (23,856 square kilometres) and 1st in population (8,882,000). Vineyards cover 30,000 hectares (12th) of which registered DOC plots total 16,700 hectares (8th).
Annual wine production of 1,700,000 hectolitre (12th) includes 26% or 450,000 hectolitres DOC (7th), of which there is slightly more red than white.