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The Porta del Popolo. The Entrance to Rome Italy from the North In 1870 Rome became the capital of Italy.
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2. These are these are the world famous Spanish steppes of RomeLocated in the Plazza. It is against the law to sit on or drink oreat anything as well on the steps or near government buildings. It is considered very disrespectful. 3. ROME ITALYS CLIMATE CHARTGENERALLY MILD MEDITERRANEAN, COLDNORTHERN WINTERSThe weather in Rome during summer is uncomfortably hot,temperatures often exceeding 95 F (35 C) at midday, andRomans tend to close up their businesses during August totake holidays in cooler spots. Mid-winter is mild, with theaverage temperature in December hovering around 55 F(13 C). The best time to travel to Rome is in springtime,when skies are blue and the weather warm. Rain showersare possible any time of year.Read more: 4. Rome has been the center of European culture for as long asanyone can remember . It is said that all roads lead to Rome.Even in the 21st. Century it is true. There is 2.8 million peopleLiving Rome Today . In all of Italy there is an estimated 60million people in Italy today. 5. Romes main Agricultural products are Wheat, Rice, Grapes,Olives, Citrus fruits, Potatoes, sugar beets, Soybeans, Beef andDairy Products. Rome at one time was known as being apastoral and fishermen.Romes Trade exports are mechanical products, and textileand apparel. Transportation Equipment, Metal Products andChemical products and Food and Agricultural products.Rome Imports Machinery, transport equipment, foodstuffs,ferrous and non-ferrous, metal wool, cotton, energy products. 6. The Roman Coliseum originally known as the FluvialAmphitheatre as built to a practical design. It wascommissioned in 72 A.D by Emperor Vespasian. A day and night angles 7. This square is home to a famous morning marketplace thatopens every morning and it sells local produce from fruits andvegetables, cheese, spices and flowers exc. By the lateafternoon it has disappeared like it was never there until thenext day. For the rest of the day there are restaurants and fineshops to see. In the middle of the square there is a statue ofGiordano Bruno, which is located on the spot where he wasburned alive during the Inquisition of 1600 for being aHeretic. 8. With in Romes City limits lies the VaticanCity, sovereign state governed by the Roman CatholicChurch. Over 98% of Rome and Italy is Christian / RomanCatholic. 9. The Piazza del Campidoliglio was designed by MichelangeloBuonarroti and is on Capital hill and is the Headquarters of theItalian Government. 10. Pubic Transportation: Consists of underground trains ormetro links.Buses and Talley cars and scooters , taxes.The Buses and trolley cars as well as taxes are all runon a track to save energy and keep Rome from havingpollution in the air .If you drive into Rome it is best to park your car andtake other forms of transportation or merely walkeverything is right there .Rome has two Airports The Flunicino (The LeonardoDe Vinci Airport) Which is connected with the metro linktrains . The Cianpino which is a cargo airport and is alsoconnected to the metro system 11. This Engraving of Rome was made of copper and wascommissioned as a panoramic view for the Pope by theartist Antonius Tempest. 12. The Tiber River is one of the longest rivers in Italy. It is 252miles long and varies between 7 and 20 feet deep.The Tiber River features prominently in Roman History.Since Rome was inland, the Tiber River was the Roadwhich goods traveled to and from the city and the sea. 13. The roads are mostly rugged and mountainous terrains The Appian Way was builtA Roman Road in Tyne,in stages but was begun inLeading to an Arch.the third century B,C also known as Queen of Roads 14. Latitude/Longitude (Absolute Locations)The Growth of Rome Rome: (capital city) 41 53 N, 12 28 E 15. Health Infant mortality rate in Rome orItaly period is 3.7/1,000 live births. The lifeexpectancy of a man in Rome is 79.1 years forman and 84.3 years for women. The Work Force- 25.01 million in 2010. Services-67%; Industry and Commerce is -29%; Agriculture is-4%; Unemployment rate is 8.5%Their work industry is- (Tourism, Machinery,iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles,motor vehicles, clothes, footwear, ceramics. 16. The Government officials: Italy has been aDemocrtic Republic since 1946President- Grogio NapolitanoPrime Minister- Mario Monti(also Ministerof finance)Foreign Minister- Guilio Terzi di SantAgattoMinister of Defense- Giampaolo Di PaoloMinister of Justice- Paola SeverinoMinister of the Interior- Anna MariaCancellienAmbassador the United States- ClaudioBisogniero 17. The G.D.P- (PurchasingPower Parity) in 2011 isestimates at $1.6 trillionThe G.D.P. per Capita in 2010 was $32,120The G.D.P. growth was 0.6% in (2011);1.2% in (2010); -5.2%(2009) Natural Resources are Fishand Natural Gas 18. Sources:,com/od/romeatractions/tp/rome.-square.htm www.stategov/r/pa/ei/bgn/