Genoa is the capital city of the northwest of Italy’s liguria region, the largest port city in the north-west of Italy, Genoa has a rich history, with stunning architecture and fancy palaces, it’s a gem that should be explored by tourists.
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- the great explorer Christopher Columbus was in fact a Genoese, born in 1451
- Italian sauce pesto find its origins in 16th century Genoa
- the world’s oldest insurance company, the Tam Mari Quam Terra, was actually found in Genoa in 1424.
- total area: 243.60 km2
- Elevation: 20 m
- Postal code 16121-16167
- Dialing code 010
- Official website: comune.genova.it