Italy (:

By: Desaree an Mackenna

General Facts (:

The capital of Italy is Rome. The population is 61,680,122. Places to visit are : San Gimignano, Mararola, Leaning Tower of Pisa, and Positano. Bordering Countries ; Austria, France, Holy See, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. The Highest elevation is Mont Blanc. The natural resources of Italy are: coal, mercury, zinc, potash, marble, barite, asbestas, pumice, fluorspar, feldspar, and gas. The top 10 main products are :
  1. Machinery
  2. Vehicles excluding trains and streetcars
  3. Electronic equipment:
  4. Mineral fuels including oil
  5. Pharmaceutical products
  6. Plastics:
  7. Iron or steel
  8. Pearls, precious stones metals and coins
  9. Furniture, lighting , signs and prefabricated buildings(2.7%)
  10. Iron and steel.


References : cia.worldfactbook.com


www.worldstopexports.com


beadventures.com


studentsoftheworld.info

Leaning Tower Of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most remarkable structures from Europe. It is located in the Italian town of Pisa, one of the most visited European cities.Tower of Pisa stands at 60 metres and until 1990 was leaning at about a 10 degree angle. Although it was designed to be perfectly straihgt, it started to lean during the construction.


Reference: http://www.towerofpisa.info/

History

The migrations of Indo-European peoples into Italy probably began about 2000 ,and continued until 1000 . From about the 9th century until it was overthrown by the Romans in the 3rd century

Reference: http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0107658.html