Magenta, Lombardy

Italian comune

Magenta is a city in northern Italy. Magenta is in the Lombardy Region. About 25,000 people live there.

Saint Martin Church
Coat of arms

The city is notable as the site of the Battle of Magenta in 1859. The color magenta comes its name from the battle.

Magenta is the birthplace of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla (1922–1962) and movie producer Carlo Ponti (1912–2007).

Twin town change

Magenta is twinned with: