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Parma is a medieval city in northern Italy, with splendid architecture and a fine country.

With Piacenza was part of "Ducato di Parma e Piacenza".

It hosts the Teatro Regio, a famous opera theatre.

Stendhal was inspired by its Certosa for one of his best known books (La Chartreuse de Parme[?]).

The town is also famous for its cheese "Parmigiano Reggiano" (which proudness it shares with Reggio Emilia[?]), Parma ham, and now for its international commercial brand Parmalat[?].

Famous people from Parma:

Parma is also the name of several places in the United States:

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