Southern Europe

Iberian Peninsula, and Italy

Iberian Peninsula

  • Andorra, Spain, and Portugal
  • Dry Farming: means to farm without irrigation. They leave a field unplanted every few years.
  • Capital of Spain: Madrid
  • Capital of Portugal: Lisbon


  • Coalition governments were only forms of government to work in Italy.
  • Democratic Republics never worked.
  • Rome is the capital city.
  • Venice is a city on 117 islands with no roads.


  1. Why do you think the Leaning Tower of Pisa leans?
  2. Why would Democratic Republics struggle in Italy?
  3. What do you find interesting about Spain, Portugal, or Italy?