Monte Penna

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Monte Penna
Monte Penna.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 1,735 m (5,692 ft) [1]
Coordinates 44°28′52.9″N 9°29′34.1″E / 44.481361°N 9.492806°E / 44.481361; 9.492806
Monte Penna is located in Italy
Monte Penna
Monte Penna
Location in Italy
Location Liguria/Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Parent range Ligurian Appennines

Monte Penna is a mountain (1,735 m) on the border between Liguria and Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, part of the Ligurian Appennines. It is included in the Natural Regional Park of the Aveto, and overlooks the Val di Taro; the sources of both the Taro and Ceno Rivers are located in Monte Penna's slope.

The name derives from the ancient Celtic deity Penn, who was believed to reside here by the Ligures.


  1. ^ Marco Salvo and Daniele Canossini (2003). Appennino ligure e tosco-emiliano. Club Alpino Italiano and Touring Club Italiano. p. 154. ISBN 8836527752. 

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