One of the twenty administrative regions of Italy.- Lombardy
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Early medieval state established by the Lombards, a Germanic people, on the Italian Peninsula in the latter part of the 6th century.
The capital of the kingdom and the center of its political life was Pavia in the modern northern Italian region of Lombardy.
One of the 20 administrative regions of Italy.
Situated in the central peninsular section of the country, it has 5,864,321 inhabitants – making it the second most populated region of Italy (after Lombardy and just ahead of Campania) – and its GDP of more than €197 billion per year means that it has the nation's second largest regional economy.
Head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978.
Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini was born in the village of Concesio, in the Province of Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, in 1897.
Italian poet, novelist and philosopher.
Manzoni's marriage proved a happy one, and he led for many years a retired domestic life, divided between literature and the picturesque husbandry of Lombardy.
Lombard (native name: lombard / lumbáart, depending on the orthography; or ) is a Gallo-Romance language, consisting in a linguistic continuum spoken by millions of speakers in Northern Italy and Southern Switzerland, including most of Lombardy and some areas of neighbouring regions, notably the eastern side of Piedmont and the western side of Trentino, and in Switzerland in the cantons of Ticino and Graubünden.
Region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.
It borders the Liguria region to the south, the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions to the east and the Aosta Valley region to the northwest; it also borders Switzerland to the northeast and France to the west.
One of the 20 regions of Italy.
After the Napoleonic Wars and the Congress of Vienna, the Republic was combined with Lombardy and annexed to the Austrian Empire as the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, until that was merged with the Kingdom of Italy in 1866, as a result of the Third Italian War of Independence.
The Lepontine Alps (Lepontinische Alpen, Alpes lépontines, Alpi Lepontine) are a mountain range in the north-western part of the Alps.
They are located in Switzerland (Valais, Ticino, Uri and Graubünden) and Italy (Piedmont and Lombardy).
The Lombards or Langobards (Langobardi) were a Germanic people who ruled most of the Italian Peninsula from 568 to 774, with origins near the Elbe in northern Germany and Scania in southern Sweden before the Migration Period.
Their legacy is also apparent in the name of the region of Lombardy in northern Italy.
Milan (,, Lombard: ; Milano ) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city proper in Italy after Rome.