Sestri Ponente

Sestri Ponente is a neighborhood of the Italian port city of Genoa. It is in the Genoese Ponente, ie west of the city center, between the districts of Cornigliano and Pegli and belongs administratively to the Munizip VI Medio Ponente.

To Sestri Ponente Sestri include the districts, San Giovanni Battista, Calcinara and Borzoli who have put together a population of 46 985. Sometimes the district is known for its size and economic importance as a " city within a city ".

The 7 km from the city center of Genoa remote airport Aeroporto Genova -Sestri " Cristoforo Colombo " is located in Sestri Ponente.

The change Sestris from a small farming and fishing village to an industrial town took place with the presence of several shipyards and steel complexes between the end of the 18th century and the First World War.