Monza (IT)

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Monza (pronunciation: [ˈmontsa]; Lombard: Mùnscia [ˈmũːʃa]; Latin: Modoetia) is a city (123,800 inhabitants end 2017) on the River Lambro, a tributary of the Po in the Lombardy region of Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Monza and Brianza. Monza is best known for its Grand Prix motor racing circuit.

On 11 June 2004 Monza was designated the capital of the new province of Monza and Brianza; previously, Monza was a municipality within the province of Milan.

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Meter cancels

Meter cancel 1999

Postmark in Kingdom of Italy era

Postmark in Austrian Empire Lombardy province (1850-1866)

The Austrian Empire MONZA post office opened before 1850.

Linear type RL-R on the first issue (1850)