Genoa

Italian city

Genoa (Italian: Genova, Ligurian: Zena, Zêna) is a city and capital of the Liguria region in Italy. The population of Genoa in 2006 was 620,316. It is the most important seaport in Italy. Before Italy was united into one country in the 1800s, Genoa was a republic that also included the island of Corsica. Genoa was famous for its merchants, or traders, who traded everywhere from England to Istanbul. Famous Genoese people include, Andrea Doria, Niccolò Paganini, and Christopher Columbus.

Genoa
Genova  (Italian)
Zêna  (Ligurian)
Comune di Genova
Flag of Genoa
Coat of arms of Genoa
Location of Genoa
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
Metropolitan cityGenoa (GE)
Government
 • MayorMarco Bucci
Area
 • Total240.29 km2 (92.78 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2018)[2]
 • Total580,097
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Genoese, Genovese
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.