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Genoa


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Alternate Name
Genova

Genua

Place Type
political
Description
Nation's most important seaport; destroyed by Carthage 205 BCE and rebuilt by Romans; controlled successively by France, Milan, Austria, and Sardinia; ceded to unified Italy 1861; birthplace of Christopher Columbus (1447) and composer Niccolò Paganini (1784).
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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