Campania Region presents a relevant territorial imbalance, characterized by a huge concentration of population and activities on the coastal side, that turns the agglomeration economies into congestion diseconomies. The imbalance between urban and inland areas is discussed at European, national and regional level, in order to reach a sustainable and polycentric urban system. With reference to the "Supra-municipal Territorial Plan", a SWOT analysis approach is proposed. Using a wide dataset of indicators and multivariate analysis methods, it is aimed to identify homogeneous groups of municipalities and describe strengths and weaknesses, so that to prepare a guide for regional policies.
Keywords: Regional imbalances, urban question, SWOT analysis
Jel Code: R00, R120, R580.