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Gorgona
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Geography
LocationLigurian Sea
ArchipelagoTuscan Archipelago
Area2 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
Elevation225 m (738 ft)
Country
Italy
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLivorno
Demographics
Population220

Gorgona is an island in the Tuscan Archipelago, a group of islands off the west coast of Italy.

It is one of only five islands in the world on which the Corsican Finch is found.The island is famous for its anchovies. Tradition holds that monks from Gorgona rescued the relics of Saint Julia of Corsica before they were carried to the mainland in the 8th century.



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