Genoa (Italian: Genova, pronounced [ˈdʒɛːnova]; in Genoese and Ligurian: Zena, pronounced [ˈzeːna]; in Latin and, archaically, in English: Genua) is a city and an important seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria -- the narrow strip of land which between the Mediterranean and the Alps that borders France to the west. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genoa
The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:
Open location in Google Maps: 44.407062, 8.933989
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.