Savona

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Savona

(sävô`nä), city (1991 pop. 67,177), capital of Savona prov., in Liguria, NW Italy, on the Riviera. It is a major seaport and an industrial center. Manufactures include metals, machinery, ships, glass, and chemicals. The seat of a marquesate in the Middle Ages, Savona was a flourishing commercial center until it was badly defeated and annexed by Genoa in 1528. The city has a 16th-century castle and a cathedral (16th–19th cent.).

Savona

 

a city and port in northern Italy, on the Gulf of Genoa of the Ligurian Sea; capital of Savona Province, Liguria. Population, 79,600 (1971). The port of Savona had a freight turnover of approximately 12 million tons in 1972. Industry includes metallurgy, machine building, electrical engineering, and the production of chemicals and construction materials.

Savona

a port in NW Italy, in Liguria on the Mediterranean: an important centre of the Italian iron and steel industry. Pop.: 59 907 (2001)