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    Italy, marc toro, ricardo garcia, alejandro maroto Italy, marc toro, ricardo garcia, alejandro maroto Presentation Transcript

    • ITALY
    • LOCATION
      Italy is located in Southern Europe on the long, boot-shapedItalianPeninsula, includingSicily and Sardinia and It has borders with: France, Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland. The independent states of San Marino and theVatican City are enclaves withintheItalianPeninsula.
      Its Capital city: is Roma
    • FLAG OF ITALY
    • GEOGRAPHY
      The ApennineMountains
      The Alps
      And the Po, is the principal river
    • CLIMATE
      North: Continental Climate
      Costal Areas: MediterranianClimate
    • POLITICS IS CONCERNED
      Governament: Parlamentary, democraticrepublic.
      Presidents of theItalianrepublic: GiorgioNapolitano
      And thePrimeMinister: Silvio Berlusconi
    • FOREIGN RELATIONS
      Memberof theEuropeanNations, the United Nations, NorthAtlantic. TreatyOrganization and the OECD
    • ECONOMY. (INDUSTRY, SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY, RESOURCES…)
      • A developed INDUSTRIAL NORTH
      • A primarily AGRICULTURAL.SOUTH
    • MAJOR EXPORTS ARE:
      Motor vehicles
      Chemicals and petrochemicals
      Energy and electric engineering
      Home appliances
      Aerospace and defense technologies
      Firearms
      Fashion
      Food processing
      Sport and luxury vehicles
      Yachts
      Wine
    • TOURISM
      Is one of the fastest growing and most profitable sector is the the national economy. Italy is the highest tourist earner and the fifth most visited country in the world.
    • RELIGION
      ROMAN CATHOLICISM is by far the largest religion in the country.
    • CULTURE
    • ARCHITECTURE
      Different architectural styles, from Classical Roman and Greek, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Art Nouveau to Modern.
      The nation contains several architectural monuments, such as:
      The Pantheon
      The Coliseum
      The Leaning Tower of Pisa
      Villa Olmo
      The Pirelli Tower
    • Italy is equally as rich and impressive, with churches, basilicas, cathedrals and fountains such as:
      St Peter’s Basilica
      Florence Cathedral
      St Mark’s Basilica
      Milan Cathedral
      The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
      Siena Cathedral
      La Fontana de Trevi
      Italy has also been home to nomerous famous architects, surch as: Andrea Palladio, FilippoBrunrlleschi, bernini and Renzo Piano.
    • PAINTING AND SCULPTURE
      Italian painting is traditionally characterized by a warmth of colour and light and a preoccupation with religious figures and motifs. Notable artists include Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Donatello, Botticelli, fra Angelico, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Bernini, Titian and Raphael.
    • LITERATURE
      Literary figures in Italy:
      Giovanni Boccaccio
      Giacomo Leopardi
      Alessandro Manzoni
      Petrarch (who invented the sonnet)
      Dante Alighieri (who wrote the Divine Comedy)
    • SCIENCE
      The most important scientists were:
      Leonardo da Vinci
      Galileo Galilei (Scientific Revolution)
      Enrico Fermi (First nuclear reactor)
      Giovanni Domenico Cassini
      Alessandro Volta (Electric battery)
      Guglielmo Marconi (Nobel Prize in Physics. Invention of the radio).
    • MUSIC
      The Renaissance composer: Monteverdi
      Baroque :Vivaldi
      Classical:Rossini
      Romantic:Verdi and Puccini.
    • CINEMA
      Film directors :
      Vittorio De Sica
      Federico Fellini
      Sergio Leone
      Pier Paolo Pasolini
      Roberto Benigni
      Films : La dolce Vita, ilbuono,ilbrutto,ilcattivo,La vita è bella
    • EDUCATION
      Italy’s public education is free and compulsory from 6-14 years of age.
    • SPORTS
      Popular sports include: football, basketball, volleyball, waterpolo, fencing, rugby, cycling, ice hockey, roller hockey and motor racing..
    • CUISINE
      Cheese and wine are major parts of the cuisine.
      Coffee, and more specifically espresso and capuccino has become highly important to the cultural cuisine of Italy.
      Some famous dishes include pasta, pizza, lasanga, focaccia and gelato.