Gorgona, Italy

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Gorgona
La Gorgona.jpg
View to Gorgona
Geography
Location Ligurian Sea
Archipelago Tuscan Archipelago
Area 2 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Country
Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Livorno
Demographics
Population 220

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.