Lombardy is one of the twenty regions of Italy. Milan is its capital and one sixth of Italy's populations is in Lombardy. Bordered by Switzerland, Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont, Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige, this city area is 23, 861 square kilometers. First settled since the 2nd millennium BC, the city was inhabited by Etuscan tribes. The winters are figid and summers are sultry in this city.