Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy
is the capital.
The region is popular with tourists for its beaches, towns, and cuisine.
Liguria is bordered by France
to the west, Piedmont
to the north,
to the east.
It lies on the Ligurian Sea.
The narrow strip of land is bordered by the sea, the Alps
and the Apennines
Some mountains rise above 2000 m; the watershed line runs at an average altitude of about 1000 m.
The winding arched extension goes from Ventimiglia
to La Spezia
Of this, 3,524.08 square kilometres (1,360.65 sq mi)
are mountainous (65% of the total) and 891.95 square kilometres (344.38 sq mi) are hills (35% of the total).
Liguria's natural reserves cover 12% of the entire region, or 60,000 hectares of land.
They are made up of one national reserve, six large parks, two smaller parks and three nature reserves.
Liguria's Notable Births
Liguria's Notable Deaths