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  • Places in Italy By: Kevin Pomer
  • Rome
    • Rome is the capital of Italy. It has a population of 2.7 million residents. Rome is home to the Colosseum (right) which was built in 1 st century AD.
  • Sicily
    • Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. There are minor islands around it that are part of Sicily. Sicily is big in crime and the mafia.
  • Sardinia
    • Sardinia is the 2 nd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It has 54 artificial lakes and dams to supply water and electricity. The main lakes are Lake Omodeo and Lake Coghinas.
  • Abruzzo
    • Abruzzo consists of many mountains and beechwood forests.
    • The beaches run along the Adriatic sea.
    • People called this region the “Gods Country”
  • Basilicata
    • Home to the Volturino mountains that are 2005 m high
    • The Gravida, Bradano, Basento, Cavone, Agri, Sinni rivers are here
    • It has San Giuliano, Lake of Pietra del Petrusillo and Lake of Abate Atonia (lakes)
  • Liguria
    • Liguria is alongside the border of France
    • There are mountains in between Liguria and Piedmont and Tuscany
  • Umbria
    • Umbria is a very small region near Tuscany
    • Umbria is home to many hills and mountains
    • In its hills you can find many castles
  • Calabria
    • Calabria is in the far South of Italy
    • It is said to have the best beaches and cleanest seas
    • Calabria is the peninsula above Sicily
  • Lombardy
    • Lombary is right at the bottom of the Italian Alps
    • Near Piedmont, there are many miles of rice fields
  • Piedmont
    • Piedmont borders France and Switzerland
    • It is famous for its food like wines, cheeses and different kinds of meat dishes
  • Apulia
    • What some people call the heel of the boot that is Italy
    • It is home to many castles
  • Campania
    • Its capital is Naples
    • Here you can find Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and the Isle of Campri
    • It was also the place that pizza, buffalo mozzarella and spaghetti were first made
  • Lazio
    • Lazio runs along the Thyrrhenian sea
    • Most of it is plains and small hills with mountains like Rieti and Monte Terminillo
  • Marche
    • Marche touches the Adriatic sea and the provinces Ascona, Ascoli Piceno, Fermo, Macerata and Pesaro
    • It is full of mountains and hills
    • Its mountain range is a section of the Apennines
  • Tuscany
    • Tuscany is full of vineyards and hills
    • In the hills you can find dark green cypress trees
    • You can also find hidden castles in the hills
    • It is a very beautiful part of Italy
  • Aosta Valley
    • Aosta valley is great for skiing
    • You can go to Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, the Matterhorn, Great Saint Bernard, Gran Paradiso and other ski mountains in Aosta.
  • Veneto
    • Although Veneto looks small and boring it is in fact filled beautiful houses and art
    • It is only a few miles South of the Alps