Genova Genoa (Italian: Genova; Latin and, archaically, English Genua) is the capital of Liguria and the sixth largest city in Italy with a population of 608,826 within its administrative limits on a land area of 243.6 km2 (94 sq mi).
The urban zone of Genoa extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of 718,896.
The urban area of Genoa has a population of 800,709. Over 1.5 million people live in the metropolitan area.
Genoa is one of Europe's largest cities on the Mediterranean Sea and the largest seaport in Italy.
Genoa has been nicknamed la Superba ("the Proud one") due to its glorious past and impressive landmarks.
Part of the old town of Genoa was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2006.
The city's rich art, music, gastronomy, architecture and history allowed it to become the 2004 European Capital of Culture.
It is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus and Niccolo Paganini.

Genova's Notable Births
1982 August 20
Search with google:ArisaArisa , singer (Rosalba Pippa) (born at Genova,Italy) Leo
1948 July 21
Search with google:Beppe GrilloBeppe Grillo , comic, politician (born at Genova,Italy) Cancer
1962 December 29
Search with google:Cristiano De AndréCristiano De André , singer (born at Genova,Italy) Capricorn
1928 November 30
Search with google:Enzo TortoraEnzo Tortora , television (born at Genova,Italy) (dead 1988 May 18) Sagittarius
1940 February 18
Search with google:Fabrizio De AndréFabrizio De André , singer (born at Genova,Italy) (dead 1999 January 11) Aquarius
1976 September 09
Search with google:Frida ScarpaFrida Scarpa , schermitrice (born at Genova,Italy) Virgo
1961 April 27
Search with google:Moana PozziMoana Pozzi , pornostar (born at Genova,Italy) (dead 1994 September 15) Taurus
Search with google:Niccolò PaganiniNiccolò Paganini , composer (born at Genova,Italy) (dead 1840 May 27)
1932 December 30
Search with google:Paolo VillaggioPaolo Villaggio , actor (born at Genova,Italy) Capricorn
1931 October 06
Search with google:Riccardo GiacconiRiccardo Giacconi , astrofisico Premio Nobel 2002 (born at Genova,Italy) Libra
1939 November 25
Search with google:Rosanna SchiaffinoRosanna Schiaffino , actress (born at Genova,Italy) (dead 2009 October 17) Sagittarius
Genova's Notable Deaths
2009 May 08
Search with google:Gianni Baget BozzoGianni Baget Bozzo , sacerdote, politician, journalist,writer (dead at Genova,Italy) (born 1925 March 08) Pisces

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