Milan, the capital of Lombardy, has a population of 1.3 million people. It is the biggest industrial city of Italy with many different industrial sectors. Milan is a dynamic, proactive and progressive city, with a strong competitive edge. Fashion, design, finance, and publishing are the driving forces behind the Milanese economy, along with chemicals, engineering, and advanced research. It has an ancient city centre with high and interesting buildings and palazzos, which is why so many people from all over the world want to see the city of glamour.