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Rome, Lazio (Italy)

According to Lawfaqs, Rome is the “eternal city”, one of the most ancient, legendary and beautiful European capitals, once the center of the great Roman Empire. The city is located off the western coast of the Apennine Peninsula near the confluence of the Tiber River into the Tyrrhenian Sea. Rome is the administrative center of… Read More »

Italy Population and Society

With 61 million residents, Italy is the fourth most populous country in the European Union after Germany, France and the United Kingdom. The population density is among the highest in the continent, even if the distribution on the territory is concentrated in some metropolitan areas. Over the last few years, the population has increased slightly,… Read More »

Italy Communications, Education and Religion

Routes, means of communication and tourism The structure of the Italian railway network (over 16,000 km) dates back to the early decades of the twentieth century. There have been modernizations (electrification) and upgrades (doubling of lines, high-speed sections), but also suppression or downsizing of unprofitable sections ( fig. 2 ). The railway mainly carries passengers (over 540 million… Read More »

Italy Armed Forces

Army. – By decree-law of 11 October 1934, and subsequent updates, changes were made to the organization of the army, which is made up of the following elements: General Staff Corps (officers of the General Staff from lieutenant to colonel); Royal Carabinieri (see App.); Military schools (see school: Army school system, App.); Infantry (see App.);… Read More »

Italy Ecclesiastics

Since the dawn of the second millennium the direct work of Italian ecclesiastics and saints appears preponderant in the development of the major religious, mystical and theological centers across the Alps. In the 11th-14th centuries this contribution is oriented almost exclusively towards the region of Western Europe (France, England, Rhineland), while following the progressive conquest of… Read More »

Italy Economic and Financial Policy

The oil crisis of 1973-74 had caught the Italy at a time of strong production expansion, of social and political tensions, of difficult evolution of industrial relations, after the deterioration that began with the “ hot autumn ” of 1969, which was followed by a rapid and sustained growth in wages realities of industrial workers.… Read More »

Italy Economic Conditions

The financial crisis, which began in the United States in 2007 and exploded the following year as a global recession, has affected all Western countries, including Italy, whose economy previously experienced a condition of relative fragility. due to low growth and difficulties in adjusting to global transformations. The country, through timid fluctuations, from 2008 to… Read More »

Italy Economic Trends and Economic Policies

From the stabilization of 1976 to the productive restructuring (1978-83). According to TIMEDICTIONARY, the currency crisis of January 1976 was followed by immediate restrictive measures on the monetary front (with a 4-point increase in the official discount rate) and on the currency front (with the obligation of a non-interest-bearing deposit on purchases of currency for foreign… Read More »

Italy Economy and Finance – The Pre-war Period

According to THEFREEGEOGRAPHY, Italian economic policy has gone through two phases, in many ways different from each other, in the last fifteen years. The first, which lasted about eleven years, can be called a war economy, even if the war was limited to a total of seven years (Ethiopian conflict, intervention in the Spanish civil… Read More »

Italy Employment

Borders. – With the agreements between Italy and Yugoslavia relating to the territory of Trieste, a provisional solution was adopted in 1954 according to which “Zone A” (210.12 km 2) was entrusted to the Italian administration and “Zone B” (529 km 2) remained with the Yugoslav civil administration. On 10 November 1975 the Italian government signed a… Read More »

Italy Employment, Unemployment and Productivity

The evolution of the Italian economy from 1960 onwards – which has been said so far – is the result of multiple economic and non-economic factors, which very often have their roots in the years prior to 1960. Therefore, for a better understanding the phenomena that conditioned the economic system of our country in the… Read More »

Italy Encyclopedia for Kids Part II

City people In Italy (about 300,000 km 2) live today just under 58 million residents; of these, about two thirds live in cities – if we consider cities, centers with at least 10,000 residents. In other advanced countries the population considered urban is more numerous, but the statistics do not tell us how deep and ancient… Read More »

Italy Encyclopedia for Kids Part I

Italy The Peninsula par excellence According to HOLIDAYSORT, Italy is not only the most famous peninsula in the world – the peninsula par excellence – or the ‘Bel Paese’ of tourists: it is a land where peoples from all over Europe and the Mediterranean have had the opportunity to confront each other, giving shape and development to… Read More »

Italy Energy and Environment

Gross inland consumption of energy in Italy amounts to 146 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) and the energy mix is characterized by the preponderance in the use of oil and natural gas, a resource which, despite the economic decline due to the contraction in consumption, it has been acquiring an increasing weight on national consumption, reaching… Read More »

Italy Environmental Frameworks and Quality of Life

According to LOCALTIMEZONE, the perception of how much the traditional organization of the city can negatively affect the quality of life is part of a broader perception, which concerns the management of natural resources and environmental protection, and which, which emerged at the beginning of the 1970s, it is increasingly rooted in social consciousness, so… Read More »

Italy Evolution of the Demographic Picture

According to ITYPEAUTO, the dominant notes of the demographic transformation can be summarized as follows: slowdown in the birth rate, contraction in emigration and increase in immigration, aging, approaching zero growth (see also census, in this Appendix). At the demographic census of 1971, that is, on the eve of the political-social crisis of the 1970s,… Read More »

Italy Evolution of the Urban Network

According to ELAINEQHO, the national urban network has been defining itself during the nineties according to highly articulated processes that require a precise reading of increasingly characterized and diversified local realities: on the one hand, the evolution of urban spaces has accelerated from a linear conformation towards areal forms more extensive and widespread; on the… Read More »

Italy Figurative Arts

According to ACEINLAND, the European aspirations which, from Futurism onwards, had animated the liveliest currents of Italian art, found, in the historical climate of the post-war period, the most propitious conditions for their development. This was favored not only by the intensification of international exchanges, but also by the stimulating activity of a responsible and… Read More »

Italy Flora and Fauna 

Flora According to ITYPETRAVEL, Italy has a high floristic richness: about 6800 species of vascular plants, 1130 bryophytes and a much greater number, although not exactly definable, of Prokaryotes, Protists, Algae and Mushrooms. The Italian vascular flora includes almost half of the species present in Europe and is also distinguished by a high number of… Read More »

Italy Folk Arts

Interesting from the ethnographic point of view, are the works that shepherds and peasants prepare with wood, bone, horn, pumpkin, cane and other materials. Such works which include tools and utensils of various kinds (horn glasses, snuffboxes, powder horns for hunting, flasks, pegs, butter molds, bread stamps, spoons, bowls, cones, bust sticks, collars cows and sheep,… Read More »

History of Rome, Italy

According to abbreviationfinder, Rome is a Southern European city, located on the Italian peninsula. As the capital of the Italian Republic, Rome is also the most populous city of the same, head of the province of the same name and of the Lazio region. Its area is 1285 km². Foundation Rome began its history as one more village… Read More »