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3 The flag of Italy is a tricolour featuring three equally sized vertical pales of green, white, and red, with the green at the hoist side. Its current form has been in use since 19 June 1946 and was formally adopted on 1 January 1948 The politics of Italy is conducted through a parliamentary, democratic republic wit h a multi-party system. Italy has been a democratic republic since June 2, 1946, when the monarchy was abolished by popular referendum.

4 The official language of Italy is the Italian language, a descendant of theTuscan dialect and a direct descendant of Latin, but several regional languages are also spoken to varying degrees. Other non- indigenous languages are spoken by a substantial percentage of the population due to immigration. Italian euro coins have a design unique to each denomination, though there is a common theme of famous Italian works of art from one of Italy's renowned artists. Each coin is designed by a different designer. There are no Italian euro coins dated earlier than 2002, even though they were certainly minted earlier, as they were first distributed to the public in December 2001.

5 The Alps are one of the great mountain range systems of Europe stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) across eight Alpine countries from Austria and Slovenia in the east, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, and France to the west, and Italy and Monaco to the south.

6 The Apennines or Apennine Mountains are a mountain range consisting of parallel smaller chains extending 1,200 km (750 mi) along the length of peninsular Italy.

7 Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. It is a popular holiday destination located in northern Italy. The most famous locations near the lake are Sirmione, Limone and Desenzano, already known by the Romans as thermal baths. Lake Como is located in the Lombardy region in northern Italy. The most famous locations near the lake are Cernobbio with it’s charming villas and the picturesque Bellagio. The beauty of the Lake Como has inspired same important poets such as Manzoni and Stendhal.

8 The river flows through many important Italian cities, including Turin,Piacenza and Ferrara. It is connected to Milan through a net of channels called navigli, which Leonardo da Vinci helped design. The river rises at Mount Fumaiolo in central Italy and flows in a generally southerly direction past Perugia and Rome to meet the sea at Ostia. TIBERPO ARNO The river originates on Mount Falterona in the Casentino area of the Apennines, and initially takes a southward curve. The river turns to the west near Arezzo passing throughFlorence, Empoli and Pisa, flowing into the Tyrrhenian Sea at Marina di Pisa.

9 Gran Paradiso National Park (4,061 m) is a mountain in the Alps and the main massif of the same name. The summit is totally in Valle d'Aosta although the southern section of its massive extends up in Piedmont.

10 ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK The National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise is located for the most part in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo and in Lazio and in Molise.

11 Stelvio National Park is a national park in the north-east ofItaly, founded in The park is the largest in Italy and covers part of two regions: Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and Lombardia, in 24 municipalities. Stelvio National Park has borders with the Swiss National Park, the Parco naturale provinciale dell'Adamello- Brenta and the Parco regionale dell'Adamello. Together, these parks comprise 400,000 hectares (1,500 sq mi) of protected natural environment. The park includes an extensive territory of valleys and high mountains, ranging from 650 metres (2,130 ft) to 3,900 m (12,800 ft) in height.

12 Stromboli is an Italian island belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, in Sicily. The volcano is 926 m over the sea and reaches a depth of about 1700 m below the sea level. Stromboli has a persistent explosive activity and it is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

13 Rome is one of the most beautiful and famous cities in the world. It's the capital of Italy and it was one of the centre of the ancient history. There are many remains of the Roman empire like the Coliseum, the Mausoleo of Adriano, the acqueduct and the imperial holes (fori imperiali). Rome is wonderful, especially when you go around or when you watch from afar the light that beam the downtown in the night. It's a city much visited but I never want to live here: it's densely populated and there is more traffic than the little town. I favourite stay in a village, where you can be quiet and you can live peaceful.

14 Fashion View of the city The city of Milano the second Italian city by population in the last century has stabilized its role of economic productivity, becoming the largest financial market in Italian, is also one of the world's fashion capitals of industrial design and one of the most important Italian universities. In the cultural center of the city is the Italian publishing and is at the top of the world music circuit for the opera season of the Teatro alla Scala. La Scala theatre The Dome

15 Naples is the capital of Campania. Naples is one of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world. Bronze Age Greek settlements were established in the Naples area in the second millennium BC.

16 Turin is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arch.

17 Florence is famous all over the world for its unique beauties. For many years Florence has been the cradle of culture and art: many of the most famous artists of the Renaissance were born there and thanks to them thousands of tourists choose Florence for their holidays. Florence signifies abundance or wealth; during the middle-age, thanks to the Medici family, it became an important economic, cultural and artistic city. The artistic patrimony of Florence is among the most important ones of the world.Renaissance

18 Rialto bridge Piazza San Marco is the main public square in Venice. The Piazza is dominated by the great Church of St Mark. St. Mark’s church VENICE is a city in north eastern Italy situated on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks. The city in its entirety is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon. Venice is the capital of the Veneto region.

19 The city is noted for its history, culture, a rchitecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old. Palermo is located in the northwest of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.

20 Bologna is the capital of Emilia Romagna region in northem Italy. It is the name of the most ancient European University and it is called «la Dotta» ( the Learned). The symbols of Bologna are it’s two towers (the Asinelli tower and the Garisnda tower) that represent the most powerful families of Bologna.

21 In Italy there are 49 world heritage sites, It is the country that has more world heritage sites.

22 Villa Adriana (at Tivoli, near Rome) is an exceptional complex of classical buildings created in the 2nd century A.D. by the Roman emperor Hadrian. It combines the best elements of the architectural heritage of Egypt, Greece and Rome in the form of an 'ideal city'. Historical Description On 9th September 1550, Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este ( ) arrived in Tivoli, having obtained the post of governor of the town. The Cardinal came from the cultured background of the Court of Ferrara and had immersed himself in humanist studies. He was therefore an erudite and cultivated art patron who was surrounded by famous artists, painters (Girolamo da Carpi, Girolamo Muziano, Federico Zuccari, Livio Agresti, etc), silversmiths and goldsmiths (Benvenuto Cellini), musicians (Palestrina), and poets (Tasso, Ariosto).

23 CASERTA ROYAL PALACE The Royal Palace of Caserta is a historical mansion that belonged to the royal house of the Bourbons of Naples in the XVIII century.

24 MATERA AND ITS STONES The Sassi and the Park of the Rock Churches of Matera are an exceptional testimony of a civilization from prehistoric times. The first inhabitants of the region lived in underground dwellings. View of the city

25 Pompei, has ancient origins as those of Rome: a migration of people from the Sarno Valley, descendants of the legendary Pelasgians, formed a primitive settlement at the foot of Vesuvius.

26 The Imperial Fora consists of a series of monuments built over a century and a half ago in the heart by the emperors of the city of Rome. The Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre is the largest amphitheatre in the world. It is located in the city centre of Rome. It can contain a number of spectators estimated at between 50,000 and 80,000 units, and it is the most imposing monument of ancient Rome. It is known worldwide as a symbol of the city of Rome and Italy.

27 The State of the Vatican City. Vatican City is an independent state in Europe. In particular, it is the smallest independent state in the world in terms of both population and land mass of (0.44 km ²), but it is also in the second place in Europe as an average density of population. In the state there is a system of absolute monarchy elective type of asset, headed by the Pope of the Catholic Church, from 13 March 2013, is Jorge Mario Bergoglio, reigning pope under the name of Francis. VATICAN FLAG VATICAN GARDENS VATICAN MUSEUM

28 St Peter’s church in the Vatican is a Catholic basilica of the Vatican City, in the monumental St. Peter's Square. It is the largest of the four papal basilicas of Rome, often described as the largest church in the world and the center of Catholicism.

29 THE SQUARE THE FAMOUS TOWER

30 Leonardo Da Vinci (Vinci 1452 – Amboise 1512 ) Painter, architect, sculptor, inventor, misician.. Giotto portrait. He is considered one of the most important artists as regards painting. He painted realistic scenes, expressing deep feelings. Michelangelo, portrait. He is one of the most important artist of the italian Renaissance.

31 VOLLEYBALL FENCING

32 Juventus Football Club S.p.A. pronounced, commonly referred to as Juventus and colloquially as Juve,are a professional Italian association football club based in Turin, Piedmont. Società Sportiva Lazio, commonly referred to as Lazio, is a professional Italian sports club based in Rome, most known for its football activity. Associazione Sportiva Roma commonly referred to as simply Roma, is a professional Italian football club based in Rome. Associazione Calcio Milan (Italian pronunciation:comm only referred to as A.C. Milan or simply Milan, is a professional Italian football club based in Milan, Lombardy.

33 Dracula 2 Festival di Cannes 2009 THE MOST FASCINATING ITALIAN ACTOR IN THE WORLD MONICA BELLUCCI

34 Laura Pausini, born 16 May 1974, is an Italian pop singer- songwriter and record producer. She debuted in 1993, winning the newcomer artists' section of the 43rd Sanremo Music Festival with the song "La solitudine", which became an Italian standard and an international hit. Eros Ramazzotti, is an Italian musician and singer- songwriter. Ramazzotti is popular in Italy and most European countries, and throughout the Spanish- speaking world, as he has released most of his albums in both Italian and Spanish. Andrea Angel Bocelli,) is an Italian tenor, and singer- songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became blind at the age of twelve following a football accident

35 Education in Italy is compulsory from 6 to 16 years of age, and is divided into five stages: kindergarten, primary school, lower secondary school, upper secondary school and university. Italy has both public and private education systems.


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