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Elba is a Mediterranean island off the coast of Tuscany, Italy. It is famous for its beaches and wine and a major tourist destination
The Elba is the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and the third largest island of Italy, with a total population of about 30,000 inhabitants. It known as Napoleon’s place of exile in 1814–15. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content on Elba.
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Italy’s third biggest island, just off the west coast, is Elba. It’s the island Napoleon chose when he was forced to abdicate as Emperor and go into exile. He arrived in May 1814 and, even though he stayed for less than a year, the people of Elba remember him with great fondness - and a month packed with commemorative events. As they kick off, Dany Mitzman sent us this postcard from the island.