Umbria

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Umbria Region in central Italy comprising the provinces of Perugia and Terni; the capital is Perugia. The only landlocked region of Italy, it is traversed by the Apennines and drained by the River Tiber. Cereal crops, grapes, and olives are grown, and cattle and pigs are raised. The medieval hill-towns scattered across the region attract tourists. Industries: iron and steel, chemicals, textiles, confectionery. Area: 8456sq km (3265sq mi). Pop. (1999) 832,675.