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Genova, Italy

Lots of hills. Lots of rain in the winter. bitter cold. Head south for the winter.

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Genova

How long have you lived there?

8 months

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

Thursday night Aperitivo in Inglese. You can find them on Facebook. Internations (Genova branch). There is also Hiking in Ingese.

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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Not very diverse.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Shipping, telecom

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Around family and friends.

If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Lots of hills. Lots of rain in the winter. bitter cold. Head south for the winter.

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