Italy

The boot of Europe.

Country Basics

  • The capital is ROME
  • Three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red; design inspired by the French flag brought to Italy by Napoleon in 1797; colors are those of Milan (red and white) combined with the green uniform color of the Milanese civic guard.

    note: similar to the flag of Mexico, which is longer, uses darker shades of red and green, and has its coat of arms centered on the white band; Ireland, which is longer and is green (hoist side), white, and orange; also similar to the flag of the Cote d'Ivoire, which has the colors reversed - orange (hoist side), white, and green

Geography

  • Land forms like mountains,Canals,Beaches,Lakes,Rivers,Volcano's
  • Italy has the leaning tower Piza and they have the Collisium
  • Some major bodies of water in Italy are the Po River, Arno River, Tiber River, Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. The bodies of water that border the country include the Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, Ligurian Sea, Adriatic Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea.
  • Some major bodies of water in Italy are the Po River, Arno River, Tiber River, Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. The bodies of water that border the country include the Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, Ligurian Sea, Adriatic Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea.
  • It effects them by how they haft to build bridges and things for protection
  • Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia

Goverment

Government

  • Goverment- Republic
  • Leader- Sergio Mattarella
  • Leaders Chosen by- Voting
  • Every citizen is free to travel, both outside and inside the territory of the Republic.

History

  • Spartan immigrants found the colony of Taranto in Southern Italy. Sparta colonized the area they named Taranto and they used it to make military ships today but back then they used it to protect the boats
  • The Battle of Cumae occurs, resulting in a Siracusani and Cumaean victory against the Etruscans and ending Etruscan expansion in Southern Italy.
Italy National anthem Italian & English lyrics

Compare and Contrast

Compare and Contrast

  • The language in Italy is Italian language here in united states is English they are both very used languages both old languages and they are different in spelling and english is complexity and Italian is fluidity
  • Food in Italy is pasta and in USA it is burgers and hotdogs we eat Italian food and Italy eats some American food the differences is that they have probally different seasonings and olive oil