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  • 1. AROUND THE WORLD The Italy Around the world The Italy
  • 2.
    • Pag 1………………………………………………….……….Localitation
    • Pag 2…….............Flang, national anthem, oficial language, currency
    • Pag 3…………………………………………………………..Geography
    • Pag 4……………………………………………………………….Climate
    • Pag 5…………………………………………………………….....Politics
    • Pag 6…………………………………..………………..Foreign relations
    • Pag 7……….......Economy (industry, science, technology, resources
    • Pag 8…………………………………………………………….. Religion
    • Pag 9………………...............................................Culture architecture
    Index
  • 3.
    • Italy is located in Southern Europe on the long, boot-shaped Italian Peninsula, inclouding Sicily and Sardinia. It has borders with: France, Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City are enclaves within the Italinan Peninsula.
    • The capital city: Rome.
    LOCATON /MAP/CAPITAL
  • 4.
    • The official language is italian and the currency is the Euro
    FLANG/NATIONAL ANTHEM/ OFFICIAL LANGUAGE/CURRENCY
  • 5.
    • Main geographic features:
    • The Apennine Mountains form the peninsula’s back bone.
    • The Alps Form its northern boundary.
    • The Po Italy's principal river
    • Several islands form part of Italy: the largest are Sicily and Sardinia.
    • There are several volcanoes in Italy: Etna, Vulcano, Stromboli and Vesuvius
    GEOGRAPHY
  • 6.
    • North: Continental climate. Interior higher altitudes and valleys, in winter months, tend to be cold, wet and snowy.
    • Coastal areas: Mediterranean climate. Mild winters and warm and dry summers.
    CLIMATE
  • 7.
    • Government: Parliamentary, democratic republic.
    • President of the Italy republic: Giorgio Napolitano
    • Prime minister: Silvio Berlusconi
    POLITICS
  • 8.
    • Member of the European nations, the united nations, north Atlantic Treaty Organization and the OECD.
    FOREIGN RELATIONS ORGANITATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
  • 9.
    • Italy is member of the Group of eight (G8) industrialized nations. It is divided into:
    • A developed industrial north dominated by large private companies.
    • A primarily agricultural , state- assisted south
    ECONOMY. (INDUSTRY, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, RESOURCES...)
  • 10.
    • Motor vehicles: (Fiat Group, Alfa Romeo, Ducati, Piaggio)
    • Chemicals and petrochemicals: (Eni)
    • Energy and electrical engineering: (Enel, Edison)
    • Home appliances: (Candy, Indesit)
    • Aerospace and defense technologies: (Alenia, Agusta, Finmeccanica)
    • Firearms: (Beretta)
    • Fashion: (Armani, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Cannavaro)
    • Food procesing: (Ferrero, Barilla Group, Martini & Rossi, Campari)
    • Sport and luxury vehucles: (Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati)
    • Yachts: (Ferretti, Azimut)
    • Wine.
    MAJOR EXPORTS
  • 11.  
  • 12.
    • Tourism is one of the fastest growing and most profitable sectors the national economy: Italy is the fouth highest tourist earne and the fifth most visited country in the world.
    • The majority of Italy’s electricity is producte by gas, oil, coal and hydro
    TOURISM
  • 13.
    • Roman Catholicism is by far the largest religion in the country.
    RELIGION
  • 14.
    • 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.
    • Italy is equally as rich and impressive, with churches, basilicas, cathedrals and fountains such as.
    • Italy has also been home to numerous famous architects, such as: Andrea Palladio, Filippo Brunelleschi, Bernini and Renzo Piano.
    CULTURE ARCHITECTURE
  • 15.
    • The Pantheon.
    • The Colosseum.
    • The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
    • Villa Olmo.
    • The Pirelli Tower.
    • St. Peter’s Basilica.
    • Florence Cathedral.
    • St Mark Basilica.
    • Milan Cathedral.
    • The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.
    • Siena Cathedral.
    • La Fontana de Trevi.
    ARCHITECTURES
  • 16.  
  • 17.
    • Italian painting is trditionally characterized by a warmth of colour and light and a preoccupation with religious figures and motifs. Notable artist include Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinchi, Donatello, Fra Angelico, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Bernini, Titian and Raphael.
    CULTURE PAINTING AND SCULPTURE.
  • 18.
    • Literary figures in Italy:
    • Giovanni Boccaccio.
    • Giacomo Leopardi.
    • Alessandro Manzoni.
    • Petrarch,(whose best-known vehicle of expression , the sonnet, was in vented in Italy). And the Florentine Poet Dante Alighieri, who established the basis of the modern Italian language and wrote the Divine Comedy.
    LITERATURE
  • 19.
    • Notable scientific minds:
    • Leonardo da Vinci, made several contributions to a Variety of fields including art, biology and technology.
    • Galileo Galilei was a physicist, mathematician, and astronomer who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations, and support for Copernicanism.
    • The physicist Enrico Fermi, a Noble prize laureate, was the leader of the team that built the first nuclear reactor.
    • The astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini, who made many important discoveries about the Solar System.
    • The physicist Alessandro Volta, inventor of the electric battery .
    • Guglielmo Marconi, who received the Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of radio.
    SCIENCE
  • 20. = = = = = =
  • 21.
    • From folk music to classical, music has always played an important role in Italian culture. Instruments associated with classical music, including the piano and violin, were invented in Italy, as well as many of the prevailing classical music forms, such as the symphony, concerto and sonata.
    • Italy's most famous composers include:
    • The Renaissance composers Palestrina and Monteverdi.
    • The Baroque composers Alessandro Scarlatti, Corelli and Vivaldi.
    • The Classical composers Paganini and Rossini.
    • The Romantic composers Verdi and Puccini.
    • La Scala opera house in Milan is also renowned as one of the best in the world.
    • Famous italian opera singers include:
    • Enrico Caruso
    • Alessandro Bonci
    • The late Luciano Pavarotti
    • Andrea Bocelli
    MUSIC
  • 22.  
  • 23.
    • World-famous Italian film directors:
    • Vittorio De Sica
    • Federico Fellini
    • Sergio Leone
    • Pier Paolo Pasolini
    • Roberto Benigni
    • Movies incude world cinema treasures such as:
    • La dolce vita
    • Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
    • La vita è bella directed by Roberto Benigni.
    CINEMA
  • 24.
    • Italy’s public education is free and compulsory from 6-14 years of age.
    EDUCATION
  • 25.
    • Popular sports include football, basquet, volleyball, waterpolo, fencing, rugby, cycling, ice hockey, roller hockey and motor racing.
    SPORTS
  • 26.
      • Cheese and wine are
      • major parts of the
      • cuisine.
      • Coffe, and more
      • specifically espresso
      • and capuccino has
      • become highly important
      • to the cultural cusine of
      • Italy.
      • Some famous dishes
      • and itms incude pasta,
      • pizza lasagna, focaccia,
      • and gelato.
    CUSINE
  • 27.
    • I begin for: Gerard Chiva and Rubén Castillo.
    • Teacher: Alicia.
    • Subject: English.
    • Curse: 2 n . C
    • Date: 11/2/2010
    CREDITS
  • 28. THE END