Robert's Mission Call 12 03 2009

Thursday, August 11, 2011


La Spezia is at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of northern Italy, and is the capital city of the province of La Spezia. Located between Genoa and Pisa on the Ligurian Sea, it is one of the main Italian military and commercial harbours and hosts one of Italy's biggest military industries, Today, La Spezia is the chief Italian naval station and arsenal and the seat of a navigation school. It is also a commercial port, with shipyards and industries producing machinery, metal products, and refined petroleum

La Spezia has a typical Mediterranean climate, with hot summers, but warm winters and very rainy autumns and springs. Snow is uncommon; it snows about once or twice a year. Heavy snowfalls are exceptional events.

The population of La Spezia as of January 2011 was 95,641. The elevation is 33 ft above sea level, and the area covers 19.8 square miles.

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