Perugia (Italian pronunciation: [pe'ru?d?a], Latin: Perusia) is the capital city
of the region of Umbria
in central Italy
, crossed by the river Tiber.
The city is also the capital of the province of Perugia.
Perugia is located about 164 kilometres (102 miles) north of Rome
and 148 km (92 miles) south-east of Florence
It covers a high hilltop and part of the valleys around the area.
The region of Umbria
is bordered by Tuscany
Perugia's Notable Births
Perugia's Notable Deaths
- Pinturicchio, painter,artista (born at Perugia,Italy) (dead 1513 December 11)
- Giuliano Urbani
, political expert (born at Perugia)