Presentation on theme: "Italy By Shivangi Kachole Theme # 1 Location Absolute Location City: Rome The Latitude is 41.53 N. The Longitude is 12.30 E. Relative Location Countries."— Presentation transcript:
Theme # 1 Location Absolute Location City: Rome The Latitude is 41.53 N. The Longitude is 12.30 E. Relative Location Countries that border Italy are Austria, France, Vatican, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. It is in European continent. It is in south central region of Europe. It is in North and eastern hemisphere.
Theme # 2 Place Physical Characteristics Italy is shaped as a peninsula. It goes out into the Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian sea. Italy covers 301,338 km 2 in area. It has temperate seasonal climate. Italy is situated at meeting point of Eurasian and African plates. It has a coastline of 3000 km. Human Characteristics Their main language is Italian. Family is very important for Italians. Visiting friends and relatives is very popular. They eat pizza, spaghetti and vegetables such as tomatoes, egg plants, onions, peas, pepper etc. The religion in Italy is Roman Catholicism. It is the largest religion in Italy. Italy has very broad and diverse architectural culture e.g. colosseum, milan cathedral, leaning tower of Pisa.
Theme # 3 Human Environment Interaction Woods, grasslands, mountains and glaciers are all within 70,000 hectares of land. The name of this national park is: Pareo Nazionale gran paradisio, the first national park to be established in Italy. Each season offers a different activity, for example: hiking in summer, skiing in winter, for instance. Air pollution from industrial emissions such as sulfur dioxide: costal and in land rivers polluted from industrial effluents: acid rain damaging lakes: inadequate industrial waste treatment and disposal facilities. The Italy was the 5 th top most tourist destinations in the world. But from 2005 the tourism is decreasing. It has 5000 million US Dollars a year. costal
Theme # 4 Movement # of telephones : There are 88,580,000 telephones in Italy. # of televisions: There are 521.188 televisions per 1000 people. # of cars: There are 571 cars in Italy. # with internet access: There are 30,026,400 internet used in Italy. Major imports: It’s chief imports are machinery, petroleum, motor vehicles, Textile yarns, metals and food. Major exports: The country’s main exports include clothing, shoes, motor vehicles, machinery, chemicals and fruits and vegetables.
Theme # 5 Region Land and climate. Land: Italy lies in southern Europe on the Mediterranean sea. The alp’s form Italy’s northwestern border. The Apennies (a mountain chain) occupy the center of Italy’s peninsula. Climate: Central and southern Italy have hot summers.