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ITALY • This is a map of Italy. • Italy is located in Mediterranean sea on the underside of Europe. • Italy is a peninsula shaped like a boot with a couple of islands.
FOOD • Pizza is a popular Italian food (bottom). • Noodles is another popular Italian food (top left). • Cheese is a popular Italian food (top right). • Italy is also fomous for its desserts (middle right). • They are famous for olive oil.
CITIES • Venice (top left) is famous for its waterways and how they use them for transportation. • Rome (bottom) is Italy's capital. • Milan is a very large city(top right).
RURAL ITALY • Top left is a rural cottage for rent. • Bottom is a scene of the southern coast of Italy. • Top right is a rural Italian village.
MOUNTAINS • Top left is the Dolomite mountains in northern Italy. • Top right is the Italian Alps. • Middle left is an Italian Alps mountain lake. • Bottom is Italian alps.
COAST • Top is a coastal town. • Bottom right is a coastal city. • Middle left is an Italian beach. • Bottom left is the Italian coastline.
VATICAN CITY • Vatican City is an independent state from the rest of Italy. • It is headed by the Pope. • It is also the smallest country in the world. • It is home of the Catholics • These images are all of Vatican city
THE ROMANS • Top left is the Roman colosseum which is desighned for veiwing. • Even modern sports stadiums still have the same basic structure and desighn as this one. • The roman empire controlled the entire area around the mediteranian sea, including Italy, from 27 BCE-14 CE. (map bottom) • The roman forum is top right.
RENASSANCE • The Renassance was an outburst of artwork, science, and culture starting in Italy and spreading through europe. • It went from the 14 th century to the 17 th century. • It is Italian for “rebirth” • Two famous renassance artists were michaleangelo and leonardo da vinci (top left and right). • On the bottom is the vitruvian man by leonardo da vinci, just one example of the many breakthroughs in this time period.
WORLD WAR 1 • World War 1 was a huge war with France, Russia, Italy, the UK, and the US, on one side, and Germany, Austria. Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire on the other. • It happened between 1914 and 1918. • France, Italy, Russia, the US, and the UK won. • These are all images of world war 1.
WORLD WAR 2 • World war 2 occoured from 1939 to 1945. • It was germany, Italy, and Japan, (the Axis powers), against China, Britan, France, US, and the Soviet Union(the Allied nations). • The Allies won. • Italies Facist leader, Mussolini, was overthrown by the Allies in 1943 • These are all images of World War 2 in Italy.
ART • Top is a painting by Micaelangelo for the Sistine chapel • Bottom left is a painting by leonardo da Vinci called the “Mona Lisa”. • Bottom right is a sculpture by Aguste Rodin.
MUSIC • Bottom is Adriano Celentano, who dod everything from rock and roll to rap, and sold over 70 million records. • Top left is Lady Gaga, who is probably the most popular Italian artist today. • Top right is a famous Italian opera by Gioachino Rossini called The Barber of Seville.
ECONOMY • Bottom is Italys currency, the euro. • Top is Italys GDP composition. • Italy used to have one of the weakest economies in europe, but in 2008, it had the 7 th largest in the world mostly because of the growing tourism.
TOURISM • Tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Italian economy. • Italy is the 5 th biggest tourist destination and the 4 th highest tourist earner in the world. • The Duomo is a large tourist attraction in Milan. (top) • Bottom is the tower of Pisa. Famous for how it leans.
POMPEII • Pompeii was a ruined Roman city near present day Naples. • It was ruined when mt. Vesuvius (top) erupted, covering it with ash. • Middle is an image of Pompeii • (bottom) when Vesuvius erupted, it coverd the city so well that the bodies were preserved as they died.
SPORTS • This is the Italian soccer team. • Soccer is the most popular italian sport. • Soccer is a very old sport with many origins
RELIGION • Italys main religion is Roman Catholic. • Top right is a roman Catholic church. • Top left is a Roman Catholic priest. • Bottom is a Roman Catholic congregation.
ITALIAN BRANDS • Diadora is a popular sporting brand. (bottom right) • Maserati is a high quality Italian sport car brand. (top) • Barilla is a popular Italian pasta brand. (bottom left)
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