Arenzano (local Ligurian: Insën) is a coastal town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, northern Italy, facing the Ligurian Sea. As of 2017[update], it has a population of 11,445. This varies during the holiday seasons due to tourist flow.
|Comune di Arenzano|
|Metropolitan city||Genoa (GE)|
|• Mayor||Luigi Gambino|
|• Total||24.3 km2 (9.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
(30 April 2017)
|• Density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||San Nazario and Celso|
|Saint day||28 July|
There are a number of festivals during the summer. The town is home to many of the employees of the nearby architectural firm of Renzo Piano.
- Sanctuary of the Infant Jesus of Prague.
- The 18th-century parish church.
- Villa Negrotto Cambiaso, a Genoese patrician villa built in the 16th century. It is now the town hall. It has a beautiful park, endowed with rare trees like Lebanon cedars and Araucarias.
- The Saracens' Tower (16th century), built to prevent sudden incursions of pirates from Maghreb.
- Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Olivette.
- Loutraki, Greece, since 1957
- Pontoise, France, since 1958
- Domburg, The Netherlands, since 1958
- El Jadida, Morocco, since 1964
- Tata, Hungary, since 1994
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