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Liguria Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy, where Search with google:GenoaGenoa 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, and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the east. It lies on the Ligurian Sea. The narrow strip of land is bordered by the sea, the Search with google:AlpsAlps and the Search with google:ApenninesApennines mountains. Some mountains rise above 2000 m; the watershed line runs at an average altitude of about 1000 m.
The winding arched extension goes from Search with google:VentimigliaVentimiglia to Search with google:La SpeziaLa 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

Camogli, Italy

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Manarola, Cinque Terre


Portofino from Castello Brown, Italy



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Portovenere, Italy




San Fruttuoso di Camogli, Liguria, Italy

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