The Ligurian Sea is a part of the Mediterranean Sea positioned between the northwestern coast of Italy, the southeastern coast of France, and to the north of the islands of Corsica and Elba.
The western boundaries of the sea are an estimate at best, as mapping accuracy depends on where the sea actually ends, and there are many opinions for same.
The distance from Pisa to Nice is 251 km (156 mi), and from Genoa to Elba is 207 km (129 mi). The max depth is estimated at more than 2,850 m (9,300 ft).
Called "Mar Ligure" in Italian and "Mer Ligurienne" in French, Genoa and Livorno are its chief ports and the sea is well served by regional ferries.
The village of Portofino, Italy, along the Ligurian Sea...
by Sergio Pitamitz
Buy This at Allposters.com
Trending on WorldAtlas
The Most Dangerous Cities in the World
The Largest Countries in the World
The 10 Largest Cities in the World
The 10 Smallest Countries In The World
29 Largest Armies In The World
The Most Popular Sports in the World
The Largest Football (Soccer) Stadiums In The World
The Poorest Countries In The World
The Richest Countries In The World