A coastal region of North West Italy, Liguria is the third smallest of the Italian regions. Genoa is its capital and this city borders France, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany. This city lies on the Ligurian Sea and has a surface area of 5,416.03 square kilometers. Its population as per the 2008 census was 300 inhabitants. Here, summers are hot and clogged with tourists.