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San Remo

(sän rĕ`mō), city (1991 pop. 56,003), in Liguria, NW Italy, on the Ligurian Sea and on the Italian RivieraRiviera
, narrow coastal strip between the Alps and the Mediterranean, extending, roughly, from La Spezia (Italy) to Hyères (France). Famous for its scenic beauty and for its mild winter climate, and dotted with fashionable resorts, hotels, and villas, the Riviera is a
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. It is a fashionable resort and gaming center and a major flower market.
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San Remo

 

a city in northern Italy, on the Italian Riviera, in Imperia Province. Population, 65,000 (1971). San Remo is a balneologic and climatic health resort. Winters are warm, with average December, January, and February temperatures ranging between 9.8°C and 10.2°C, and summers are warm, with an average June, July, and August temperature of 23°C. There is sea bathing from May to November.

Lung diseases, functional disorders of the nervous system, obesity, and diabetes mellitus are treated in San Remo. In April 1920 this city was the site of a conference of the Supreme Allied Council. Tourism is an important industry. An Italian song festival has been held in San Remo annually since 1951.

San Remo’s architectural monuments include the Cathedral of San Siro (13th–14th centuries), the remains of fortress walls (13th-14th centuries), and the Church of the Madonna della Costa (15th century).

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San Remo

a port and resort in NW Italy, in Liguria on the slopes of the Maritime Alps; flower market. Pop.: 50 608 (2001)
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