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Transcript of Italy
Standard Of Living
Italy performs well in few measures of well-being. Italy ranks above the average in work-life balance and health status, but its below average in civic engagement, housing, subjective well-being, environmental quality, jobs and earnings, and education and skills.
The italian Parliament is made up of 945 elected members. There are two house to this government both equipped with both equal rights and powers. The president is the head of state and is independent from all branches of the italian government.The President serves as a focal point between the three branches of power: he is elected by the lawmakers, he appoints the executive, and is the President of the judiciary. The President is also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
The criminal legal process involves judges, tribunals and assize courts ( corte d’assise), which include juries (giudici popolari), unlike other courts which are composed entirely of lawyers.
The crops that are grown within Italy are grapes, vegetables, sweet beats, beef, potatoes, soybean grains, olives, dairy products and fish.
Germany, France, China, Netherlands, Spain and Belgium.
- Germany, France, United States, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Spain.
Imported Goods- E
ngineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textile and clothing; foods, beverages and tobacco.
Exported Goods- E
ngineering products, textiles, clothing, product machinery, motor vehicles, transports equipment, chemicals, beverages, and tobacco
Italy has coal, mercury, zinc, potash, marble, barite, asbestos, pumice, fluorspar, feldspar, pyrite (sulfur), natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, arable land as it's natural resources.
Most Famous Foods
There are many famous foods in Italy. For example there is Pizza, Margherita, and Gelato. There are also Roman meals, Tiramisu and Pasta Carbonara, Risotta , Ravioli, Prosciutto and Gnocci.
Italy has many natural hazards such as:
Land Subsidence In Venice
Rome is the capital of Italy.
The population in Italy is 61,680,122
Population Growth Rate- 0.3%
Area- 301,340 sq km
Birth Rate- 8.84 births/1,000 population
Life Expectancy At Birth- 82.03 years
Death Rate- 10.1 deaths/1,000 population
Italy has a 12.5% unemployment rate
Arrest / legal system
Sadly if you are arrested in Italy you have
right to see a lawyer. Even after seeing AND having a hearing with the judge. You are able to give the name of your lawyer in writing.
Traditional Holidays And Customs
Every September 3rd, the city of Viterbo celebrates La Macchima di Santa Rosa in thanks to Santa Maria Rosa, whom they credit with saving their city from disease in 1600s.
- Most people that live in Italy are Roman Catholic
- In Italy family is the most important thing in your life. Family is so important that people may even risk their own rights. They find it disrespectful to criticize an elderly person. They also believe that
the men take care of external business transaction meaning only they have a say for what they do with their money even if married. Females
run family finances meaning she only keeps track of money.
Italy's crops and goods
Traditions in Canada
When you enter someone's house you have to take your shoes off and leave them at the door.
When you're invited to a house party bring the best quality wine, chocolates and give flowers.
Avoiding touching as much as you can.
-New Year's Day -Flag Day
-Easter -National Day of Mourning
-Victoria Day -Canada Day
-Labor Day -Thanksgiving
-Halloween -Remembrance Day
Most of the Canadians are Christian. 70% of the population consider themselves to be christian. As far as church 43% consider themselves roman catholic, 23% Protestant, and the other 4% practice another form of Christianity.
In Italy it takes years for a case to come to court, and there are a lot of laws in Italy, but most of them are ignored.
Ferragosto is an Italian summer holiday. Traditionally, it was simply a period of relaxation; in fact, Italians used to take the entire month of August off as a vacation. The Catholic Church eventually incorporated the holiday, making it into a celebration of the Virgin Mary.
Capodanno is a New Year's celebrations that begin on December 31st with the standard 10-second countdown to midnight, and celebratory fireworks.
Italy has a market economy. Workers can choose the jobs they want. People decide what to buy. The Italian economy is driven in large part by the manufacture of high quality consumer goods produced by small and medium sized enterprises, many of them are family owned. Italy also has a sizable underground economy, which by some estimates accounts for as much as 15% of the GDP.
Italy has a Labor force of 25.05 million
Italy's Labor force by occupation: