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Liguria in north-western Italy

Liguria is situated in the north-western area of Italy and it is a coastal region. The beaches are beautiful and have been filmed in many movies. Liguria is one of Italy’s smallest regions but has the country’s largest commercial port and naval port. The population of Liguria is 1.6 million people and the capital city is Genoa. The coast of Liguria is divided into two parts according to its natural features. The Riviera di Levante is on the eastern side and is full of hills and cliffs over the sea which offer beautiful scenery; while the Riviera di Ponente is on the western side and includes all the bays and the beaches. Some important cities of Liguria are Imperia, Savona and La Spezia.
Liguria in north-western Italy…

Lazio

Lazio, is a region in Italy that is centrally located. It has the Tyrrhenian Sea to its west which creates a beautiful coastal line and is bordered by Tuscany, Umbria and Marche in the North. Lazio is the center of the Italian political life as the government and the Parliament of Italy is situated there. It is also the center of the Catholic world as it includes Vatican City in its area. Lazio is divided into five provinces: Province of Frosinone (FR), Province of Latina (LT), Province of Rieti (RI), Province of Roma (RM), Province of Viterbo (VT). Rome, also called Roma in Italy, is the capital city of Lazio. The population of this region is about 5.6 million people where more than half of the population lives in and around Rome.

Lazio…

Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Friuli-Venezia Giulia is one of the five autonomous regions with special status in Italy. The other ones with the same status are Sardinia, Sicily, Trentino-Alto, Adige/Südtirol and Aosta Valley. The government of Italy acknowledges the power of this region in its legislation, economy and administration. The region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is situated at the north-east corner of Italy and is bordered by Austria in the North and Slovenia in the East. It has Veneto to its west and touches the Adriatic Sea in the south. This region, as its name suggests, includes the historic region of Friuli and the region of Venezia Giulia geographically. Each of the two have their own unique features and identities which come together and create a region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. The population of this region is 1.2 million people and the regional capital is Trieste.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia…

Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy

Emilia-Romagna is a region of Northern Italy. It includes two historical regions of Italy named Emilia and Romagna respectively. The region of Emilia-Romagna is a wide plain area near River Po in the north; it is mountainous near the border of Tuscany in the south and touches the Adriatic Sea in the east. The mountain chain of the Apennines meet the Adriatic coast in the southeast of Ravenna and Rimini, which is the great plain extending from the river Po.

Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy…

Campania in Southern Italy

Campania is a region in Southern Italy and is associated with the word Campagna which means ‘country’ or countryside. With a population of around 5.8 million people, Campania is the second most densely populated region in Italy.  It has the Tyrrhenian Sea to its west and the capital city of Campania is Naples. Campania has one of the most beautiful coastlines in Italy and has gorgeous islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida which are worth a visit. Some of the other cities worth mentioning of this region are Caserta, Benevento, Salerno and Avellino. It contains one of the volcanoes which is still active, the Vesuvius.The geographical features of Campania are simply beautiful with Amalfi coast, sandy bays, islands and world adored cliffs.

Campania in Southern Italy…

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