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ITALY:

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Anjelina Stromer

on 21 April 2015

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Transcript of ITALY:

MAP OF ITALY:
THE FLAG OF ITALY:
the colors on the flag represent these virtues
HISTORY:
virtues:
white= faith
green=hope
red=charity


MIGRANTS FIRST STARTED COMING TO ITALY IN ABOUT 2000 B.C. AND CONTINUED UNTIL 1000 B.C.
BECAME THE CULTURAL CENTER OF THE WESTERN WORLD FROM THE 13TH TO THE 16TH CENTURY
BY 264TH B.C. ALL ITALY SOUTH OF CISALPINE WAS UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF ROME
ITALY RELIGION:
Italy is a Christian country, 88% of the population belonging to the Roman Catholic church, although only around a third of these regard themselves as active in religious terms.
government:
republic since June 2nd 1946
constitution was made on January 1st 1948

ITALY VIDEO
HISTORY:
Economy
CAPITAL IS ROME AND WAS FOUND IN 753 BC
ITALY WAS A KINGDOM UNTIL 1946 AFTER WW2 WHERE THEN THEY SIDED WITH THE GERMAN NAZIS
Italy is the third largest economy in the euro-zone
unemployment rising up to 12.2% and youth umemployment 40%

FACTS:
MORE THAN 98% CAN READ AND WRITE
4 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES:
ITALIAN
GERMAN
FRENCH
LADIN
ACTUAL NAME IS THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC
NICKNAME IS 'BEL PAESE' WHICH MEANS BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY
ROME IS OFTEN CALLED ETERNAL CITY
pictures:

major cities in italy are:
milan
naples
Turin
Palermo
Countries that border Italy are:
Austria
France
Vatican City
San Marino
Switzerland
over 61 million people (61,261,254) as of 2012
languages- Italian, German, French, and Slovene are also spoken is some areas
most popular sport in Italy is Football (soccer)
Rome hosted the 1960 summer olympics games, the only time it was held in Italy
the winter olympics have been held in Italy only 3 times
many famous scientists AND mathematicians were born and raised in Italy
some foods that Italians eat are pizza, and spaghetti ( which are common with the U.S.)
located on the Italian Peninsula
more than 40 million tourists a year mainly for art, history, fashion, and culture
many children stay at home until their 30s even if they have a job
there are more than 500 different types of pastas in Italy today
the worlds longest land tunnel is the Lötschberg Base Tunnel which is 22 miles long
"Fun Italy Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Italy." Fun Italy Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Italy. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2015.
"Fun Italy Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Italy." Fun Italy Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Italy. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2015.
Bibliography:
"Welcome to Understanding ItalyA Website about Italy, Italian People, Italian Life and All Things Italian." Italy, Italian People, Italian Life, about Italy, Italians. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2015.

RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ITALY:
RELIGION CONTINUED-
about 85% are Roman Catholics
others are Jews, Protestant, and Muslim
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