Liguria

Liguria

Ligûria  (Ligurian)
Ligúria  (Occitan)
Coat of arms of Liguria
Coat of arms
Liguria in Italy.svg
CountryItaly
CapitalGenoa
Government
 • PresidentGiovanni Toti (Cambiamo!)
Area
 • Total5,422 km2 (2,093 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total1,557,533
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Demonym(s)English: Ligurian
Italian: Ligure
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeIT-42
GDP (nominal)€49.9 billion (2018)[2]
GDP per capita€32,100 (2018)[3]
HDI (2018)0.890[4]
very high · 9th of 21
NUTS RegionITC
WebsiteRegione.Liguria.it

Liguria (/lɪˈɡ(j)ʊəriə/, Italian: [liˈɡuːrja]; Ligurian: Ligûria [liˈɡyːɾja]) is a region of north-western Italy; its capital is Genoa. Its territory is crossed by the Alps and the Apennines mountain range and is roughly coextensive with the former territory of the Republic of Genoa. Liguria is bordered by France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) to the west, Piedmont to the north, and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the east. It lies on the Ligurian Sea, and has a population of 1,557,533. The region is part of the Alps-Mediterranean Euroregion.

  1. ^ "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". Demo.istat.it.
  2. ^ "Eurostat – Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". Epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018" (Press release). ec.europa.eu. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 13 September 2018.