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Emilia Romagna

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This presentation is done by Valyn Baluyot as one of her projects on ITALIAN REGIONS in her Italian 11 class (AY 2013-2014) at the University of the Philippines under Prof. Emanuela Adesini.

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Emilia Romagna

  1. 1. EmiliaRomagna Jann Valyn K. Baluyot Italian 11
  2. 2. -an administrative Region of Northern Italy, -comprising the former regions of Emilia and Romagna. -Its capital is Bologna. -It has an area of 22,446 km2 (8,666 sq mi)-one of the richest, most developed regions in Europe
  3. 3. H i s t o r y
  4. 4. Emilia-Romagna is a legacy of Ancient Rome Emilia derives from via Æmilia, the Roman roadconnecting Rome to northern Italy, completed in 187 BC and named afterthe consul Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. Romagna derives from Romània, the name ofthe Eastern Roman Empire applied to Ravenna by the Lombards when thewestern Empire had ceased to exist and Ravenna was an outpost of theeast
  5. 5. G e o g r a
  6. 6. Emilia-Romagnaconsists of 9 provinces and covers an area of22,446 km2 ranking 6th inItaly. Nearly half of the region (48%) consists ofplains while 27% is hilly and 25% mountainous.
  7. 7. Government and Politics
  8. 8. Regional Government (GiuntaRegionale) is presided by the President of theRegion (Presidente della Regione), who is elected fora five-year term, and is composed by the President, theMinisters (Assessori), who are currently 12, including a VicePresident and one Under-Secretary for in Presidents office
  9. 9. ninePrior to 2014 Emilia-Romagna is divided into prov
  10. 10. Province Area (km²) Population Density (inh./km²)Province of Bologna 3,702 973,295 262.9Province of Ferrara 2,632 357,471 135.8Province of Forlì-Cesena 2,377 387,200 162.9Province of Modena 2,689 686,104 255.1Province of Parma 3,449 431,419 125.1Province of Piacenza 2,589 284,885 110.0Province of Ravenna 1,858 383,945 206.6Province of Reggio Emilia 2,293 517,374 225.6Province of Rimini 863 325,219 377.0
  11. 11. breakdown will but the change in January2014, when the number will be reduced down to fourprovinces and one metropolitan city
  12. 12. January 2014 andbeyondIn a move designed to cut costs, the number of provinces will be cutfrom 9 to 5 administrative divisions:-The Province of Bologna will became a metropolitan area.-The Province of Ferrara will remain as it is.-The Province of Forlì-Cesena, the Province of Ravenna andthe Province of Rimini will merge to become the Province ofRomagna.-The Province of Modena and Province of Reggio Emilia will merge tobecome the Province of Reggio nellEmilia- Modena due, in the caseof Reggio Emilia province, to territorial less than 2500 squarekilometers.-The Province of Parma and Province of Piacenza will merge tobecome the Province of Parma-Piacenza due, in the case of Piacenzaprovince, to territorial less than 2500 square kilometers and to
  13. 13. Language
  14. 14. Apart fromStandard Italian, Emilian and Romagnolo,two closely related languages that comprise the Emiliano-Romagnolo language family, are the local languages ofEmilia-Romagna. Theyare Romance languages spokenalmost exclusively in the region and San Marino. They belong tothe Northern Italian group within Romancelanguages (like Piedmontese, Lombard, Ligurian and Venetian)
  15. 15. F o o d
  16. 16. Sports
  17. 17. most popular sport in Emilia-Romagna is by far football. Several famous clubs fromEmilia-Romagna compete at a high level on the nationalstage. Bologna, Parma and Cesena comp ete in the top-flight of Italian football
  18. 18. M u s i c
  19. 19. Emilia Romagna gave birth to one of the most importantcomposers of music history,Giuseppe Verdi .The most popular song of this region is the regional anthem"Romagna mia",written in 1954 by Secondo Casadei.

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