Province o Genoa

The Province o Genoa (It. Provincia di Genova) is a province in the Ligurie region o Italy. Its caipital is the ceety o Genoa.

Province o Genoa
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Genoa in Italy
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Genoa in Italy
Kintra Italy
 • PresidentAlessandro Repetto
 • Total1838 km2 (710 sq mi)
 • Total884,251
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
16010 - 16049, 16100
Telephone prefix010, 0185
Vehicle registrationGE
Map o the Province o Genoa.

It haes an aurie o 1,838 km², an a total population o aboot 900,000 (2009). There are 67 communes in the province (source: Italian institute o statistics Istat, see this link Archived 2007-08-07 at the Wayback Machine).

Namit efter a meethical twa-heidit Greek God, Janus, protector o ships. The name derives frae a Ligurian tribal wird, for "knee" (genu), or the Laitin name for gate, "janua".

The ceety is set at the fuit o muntains in the Guwf o Genoa at the maist northerly end o the Tyrrhenian Sea, whare at ane time it ruled the maritime warld. Genoa haes fine examples o Baroque Kirk an Palace airchitectur.

Common mair populousEdit

Belaw is a leet o the ten municipalities o the province sortit bi number o inhabitants at 31 December 2010:[1]

Pos. Ceety Population
Genoa 607.906
Rapallo 30.785
Chiavari 27.815
Sestri Levante 18.794
Lavagna 13.013
Arenzano 11.724
Recco 10.178
Santa Margherita Ligure 9.915
Cogoleto 9.209
10º Serra Riccò 7.994

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