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L’Italia. La carta dell’Italia L’Abruzzo Capital: L’Aquila Area: 4156 sq mi; 3.58% Population: 1.3 million; 2.22% Provinces: 4 The biggest nature area.

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Presentation on theme: "L’Italia. La carta dell’Italia L’Abruzzo Capital: L’Aquila Area: 4156 sq mi; 3.58% Population: 1.3 million; 2.22% Provinces: 4 The biggest nature area."— Presentation transcript:

1 L’Italia

2 La carta dell’Italia

3 L’Abruzzo

4 Capital: L’Aquila Area: 4156 sq mi; 3.58% Population: 1.3 million; 2.22% Provinces: 4 The biggest nature area of Europe. One of most mountainous regions of Italy.

5 Le province dell’Abruzzo

6 La valle d’Aosta

7 la Valle d’Aosta Capital: Aosta Area: 1,260 sq mi; 1.08% Population: 128,000;.21% Provinces: 1 French is also an official language here. Autonomous region with special statute – home rule to take into account linguistic and cultural minorities. Smallest, least populated region. Only region with no provinces. Monte Bianco – highest peak in the Alps. Fenis Castle dates from the 13 th century.

8 la Basilicata

9 Capital: Potenza Area: 3,859 sq mi; 3.32% Population: 591,000;.99% Provinces: 2 Also called Lucania by Italians in reference to the region’s original name, dating back to the 5 th century BC. Castle of Melfi dates back to the 11 th century.

10 Le province della Basilicata

11 La Calabria

12 la Calabria Capital: Catanzaro Area: 5,820 sq mi; 5.00% Population: 2 million; 3.37% Provinces: 5 At the “toe” of the Italian peninsula 3 mountain ranges: Pollino, La Sila, Aspromonte

13 Le province della Calabria

14 La Campania

15 la Campania Capital: Napoli Area: 5,250 sq mi; 4.51% Population: 5.9 million; 9.75% Provinces: 5 Castel Nuovo is a medieval castle in Naples begun in 1279 by Charles I of Anjou. Reggia di Caserta is a former royal residence for the Bourbon kings of Naples.

16 Le province della Campania

17 L’Emilia-Romagna

18 l’Emilia Romagna Capital: Bologna Area: 8,666 sq mi; 7.34% Population: 4.4 million; 7.17% Provinces: 9 One of richest, most developed regions of Europe Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Ducati produced here. Home of Bologna university, one of oldest in the world

19 Le province dell’Emilia-Romagna

20 Il Friuli-Venezia Giulia

21 Il Friuli Venezia Giulia Capital: Trieste Area: 3,034 sq mi; 2.61% Population: 1.2 million; 2.05% Provinces: 4 Autonomous region with special statute. Lignano Sabbiadoro is an important summer resort on the Adriatic. The Alps end here.

22 Le province del Friuli Venezia Giulia

23 Il Lazio

24 Capital: Roma Area: 6,655 sq mi; 5.71% Population: 5.7 million; 9.33% Provinces: 5 3 rd most populated region; 2 nd richest region. Includes Roma, the capital and largest city of Italy. The Capture of Rome on September 20, 1870 Completed Italian unification when Lazio was incorprated into the Kingdom of Italy.

25 Le province del Lazio

26 La Liguria

27 Capital: Genova Area: 2,093 sq mi; 1.80% Population: 1.6 million; 2.70% Provinces: 4 Popular tourist region. Cinque Terre is made up of 5 villages on the Italian Riviera.

28 Le province della Liguria

29 La Lombardia

30 la Lombardia Capital: Milano Area: 9,206 sq mi; 7.92% Population: 9.9 million; 16.17% Provinces: 12 Most populous and richest Italian region. Milano is the 2 nd top tourist destination in Italy. This region was settled in the 2 nd millennium BC.

31 Le province della Lombardia

32 Le Marche

33 Capital: Ancona Area: 3,616 sq mi; 3.22% Population: 1.6 million; 2.61% Provinces: 5 Named for the medieval March of Ancona. Urbino is a walled city, also known for its Renaissance culture.

34 Le province delle Marche

35 Il Molise

36 Capital: Campobasso Area: 1,714 sq mi; 1.47% Population: 320,000; 0.54% Provinces: 2 Molise split from Abruzzo and became the newest region in 1970. It is the 2 nd smallest region.

37 Le province del Molise

38 Il Piemonte

39 Capital: Torino Area: 9,808 sq mi; 8.43% Population: 4.4 million; 7.38% Provinces: 8 Its name means “at the foot of the mountains”; it is surrounded by the Alps on 3 sides.

40 Le province del Piemonte

41 La Puglia

42 Capital: Bari Area: 7,474 sq mi; 6.43% Population: 4 million; 6.84% Provinces: 6 In 1240 Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II built Castel del Monte in Andria. The region around Ostuni has existed since the stone age; the medieval town still stands.

43 Le province della Puglia

44 La Sardegna

45 la Sardegna Capital: Cagliari Area: 9,300 sq mi; 7.99% Population: 1.6 million; 2.79% Provinces: 8 It is the 2 nd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Autonomous region. Permanent settlements date back to 6000 BC.

46 Le province della Sardegna

47 La Sicilia

48 la Sicilia Capital: Palermo Area: 9,927 sq mi; 8.53% Population: 5 million; 8.44% Provinces: 9 The largest island in the Mediterranean. Autonomous region. Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe. Cave drawings by the Sicani date back to 8000 BC.

49 Le province della Sicilia

50 La Toscana

51 la Toscana Capital: Firenze Area: 8,878 sq mi; 7.63% Population: 3.7 million; 6.17% Provinces: 10 Considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Six locations have been designated as World Heritage Sites.

52 Le province della Toscana

53 Il Trentino-Alto Adige

54 Capital: Trento Area: 5,254 sq mi; 4.52% Population: 1 million; 1.69% Provinces: 2 Autonomous region. Part of Holy Roman Empire in 8 th century, then Austria-Hungary until annexed by Italy in 1919.

55 Le province del Trentino-Alto Adige

56 L’Umbria

57 l’Umbria Capital: Perugia Area: 3,265 km 2 ; 2.81% Population: 906,000; 1.48% Provinces: 2 Only peninsular region that is landlocked. Mostly hilly or mountainous land. Home to 6 natural parks. Assisi was the birthplace of St. Francis.

58 Le province dell’Umbria

59 Il Veneto

60 Capital: Venezia Area: 7,104 sq mi; 6.10% Population: 4.9 million; 8.11% Provinces: 7 Venice, with its canals, is the primary tourist destination in Veneto. It had been an independent state for more than 1000 years.

61 Le province del Veneto

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