A couple of words about Italy

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A couple of words about Italy

  1. 1. A couple of words about Italy Scirin Sharef
  2. 2. Italy is a country rich in history,artancient citiesand important monuments.
  3. 3. But it is also famous for cinema, cooking,fashion, mafia and football.
  4. 4. And finally, strange politicians.
  5. 5. The Italian State is a Democratic Republic: thecapital is Rome and it is located in a regioncalled Lazio.
  6. 6. The Pope,the President of the Republic,and the premier of the Governmentall reside in Rome.
  7. 7. This city has an incalculable amount of archaeological and artistic treasures. One ofthe symbols of Rome is the Colosseum (70–80AD), the largest amphitheatre ever built in the Roman Empire.
  8. 8. Other important artistic cities are Florence,considered the birthplace of the Renaissance
  9. 9. and Venice, sited on a group of 118 small islandsseparated by canals and linked by bridges.
  10. 10. One of the oldest universities in the world is inBologna: the Alma Mater Studiorum, foundedin 1088.
  11. 11. In Italy there are many foreign tourists, whoapart from being interested in art and culture,can also find a variety of amazing places:
  12. 12. the sea with its beautiful beaches,
  13. 13. and the north with its wonderful mountains.
  14. 14. The countryside in the centre of Italy is verygreen and lovely.
  15. 15. Italy is also a modern nation with importanteconomic and industrial activity.In Turin, for example, there is the Fiat company.
  16. 16. In Milan there are important private televisionbroadcasters.
  17. 17. And in Rome there are famous stylists likeFendi, Versace and Valentino.
  18. 18. In Naples there aren’t any big industries but itis very famous for music and food such as“mozzarella di bufala” and “pizza”.
  19. 19. There are a lot of famous Italian names:Campari, Ferrari, Benetton, Armani, Fellini,Benigni, to name just a few.
  20. 20. Do you know them?

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