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Italy

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Transcript of Italy

Italy

Italy

Monica Mariela Aceves Hernández
Greta Bernal Saucedo
Ian Garcia
Sara Esparza


Population and goverment
The population is 59.4 million people in Italy
Sports
Italy has a great sport tradition the most popular sport in italy is the football but also they have other popular sports like the basketball and the voleibol.

Location

Italy is in the European continent extending into the central Mediterranean sea
Its shape is like a boot and it has 2 important islands Sicily and Sardinia

The Italian government in 1946 was changed their nation from a Monarchy ruled by a king to a Republic by a president headed.
The flag's colors are green, white, and red
The actual italian's president is Giorgio Napolitano.
He has to be in the government for 7 years .
He has been in the italian's presidency since 2006 .
Traditions
Festa della republica
people celebrated the changed of government the second of June each year
Ferragosto
A holiday celebrated on august 15
Presepe
the representation of the birth of Jesus
Tarantella
Folk dance
Panettone
Its a bread prepared for Christmas and New Year
culture
Culture

Man greeting Man – Men usually shake hands when greeting one another while maintaining direct eye contact. Good friends and family will engage in a light hug. In certain regions, good friends and family may even exchange a kiss on each cheek.

Woman greeting Woman- Light kisses on the cheeks (usually 2 or 3) are the most common form of greeting for friends and family. Often times it is just a light touching of cheeks rather than actual kisses. At a first meeting a regular handshake or simple nod of acknowledgment will usually do. 

Greetings between Men & Women- Light kisses (usually 2 or 3) on the cheeks are the most common form of greeting for friends and family. Often times it is just a light touching of cheeks rather than actual kisses. At a first meeting a regular handshake will do. It is customary to let the woman offer her hand first.

Note: The number of kisses may vary depending on the region you are in. Foreigners often have a hard time determining which side to kiss first. In this case, follow the Italian person’s lead

history
the history of Italy is important because the romans colonized Italy and the romans take a lot of the culture of the greeks and also Italy participated in the two world wars.
religion
food
the italian food is divided into 3 courses

antipasto - vegetarian soup or pastas
second course- fish or meat
dessert- tiramisu

the climate
The summer is dry,cool and hot
Winters are wet and cold with snow in some places like mountains .
animals
the most important animals in italy are :
rabbits, brown bears, bats, porcupines, goats, and woodpeckers
but the most important animal is the goats called mufloni

Touristic Places
TOURISTIC PLACES
Top 5

Colosseum

Canals of Venice: The city of water. Stitched together with over 150 canals, you take a gondola ride

The Vatican Museums

Tower of Pisa: built over a period of about 177 years

Pompeii. Ruins of the ancient town buried by lava



Drinks
liquors-cinzano
cocktails-Martinis
Wines-passito
video
 The primary religion in Italy is the catholic

 Italy is the country with more catholic churches than in any other country.

Although the church attendance is low the influence of the church is still high.
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