BY: Breanna goodlett & Kera Deakins :)
Italy is slightly larger than Arizona. It is surrounded by the Tyrrhenian Sea on the west side. Bounded by France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia on the northern side. Form about the 9th century B.C until it overthrown by the romans. In the 3rd century B.C the Etruscan civilization was dominant. The history of Italy is largely the history of Rome. After 2 consecutive quarters of negative growth.
POPULATION~ 61,261,254 people
PLACES~ The Forum, The Colosseum, and The Pantheon
BORDERS- Austria, France, Holly See, San Marino, Slovenia, and Switzerland
HIGHEST ELEVATION~ 4,748 miles
MAIN PROUDUCTS~ Iron, Steel, Food, Clothing, Foot wear, Fruits, Vegetables, Dairy, Grain and Fish
Coal, Mercury, Zinc, Potash, Marble, Barite, Asbestos, Pumice, Fluorspar, Feldspar, Pyrite, Natural gas and Crude oil reserves, Fish, Arable land
INTERESTING PLACES :)
THE COLOSSEEUM~ This is a good place to visit because it is about 2,600 years old. the building itself is elliptical in shape.
THE FOURM~ The area of the Forum was originally a grassy wetland. AS with many ancient buildings, a great deal of the building material has been removed from the place
THE PANTHEON~ "The pantheon has the largest un-reinforceed dome in the world and was the largest dome until the completion of the dumo of florecence in 1436"
COME TO ITALY :]
You should come to italy because it woulod be fun, italy became a nation-state in 1861