Apennins


APENNINS   Appennino.

Department in the French Empire, at the northwestern end of the Apennines.   Its capital was Chiavari, its largest town La Spezia;

It was formed from the eastern lands of the Ligurian Republic (formerly the Republic of Genoa), which was annexed by France in 1805.  After Napoleon’s fall it became part of the Kingdom of Sardinia.

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