Place:La Spezia, Liguria, Italy


NameLa Spezia
Alt namesProvince of La Spezia
La Speziasource: Wikipedia
La Spezia provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Provincia della Speziasource: Wikipedia
Coordinates44.25°N 9.7°E
Located inLiguria, Italy
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The Province of La Spezia (Ligurian: Provinsa dea Spèza) is a province in the Liguria region of Italy. Its capital is the city of La Spezia.

It has an area of and, , a total population of 220,225 inhabitants. There are 32 communes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat

In the province of La Spezia are the Cinque Terre, Portovenere and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also more in this area are the villages of Brugnato, Montemarcello, Tellaro and Varese Ligure, which were included in the list of the most beautiful villages in Italy. In addition, the Province of La Spezia is one of the institutions awarded with the Gold Medal for Military Valour for the sacrifices of its people and its activities in the partisan struggle during the Second World War.

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