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Italy, marc toro, ricardo garcia, alejandro maroto

  1. 1. ITALY<br />
  2. 2. LOCATION<br />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. <br />Its Capital city: is Roma<br />
  3. 3. FLAG OF ITALY<br />
  4. 4. GEOGRAPHY<br />The ApennineMountains<br />The Alps<br />And the Po, is the principal river<br />
  5. 5. CLIMATE<br />North: Continental Climate<br />Costal Areas: MediterranianClimate<br />
  6. 6. POLITICS IS CONCERNED<br />Governament: Parlamentary, democraticrepublic.<br />Presidents of theItalianrepublic: GiorgioNapolitano<br />And thePrimeMinister: Silvio Berlusconi<br />
  7. 7. FOREIGN RELATIONS<br />Memberof theEuropeanNations, the United Nations, NorthAtlantic. TreatyOrganization and the OECD<br />
  8. 8. ECONOMY. (INDUSTRY, SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY, RESOURCES…)<br /><ul><li>A developed INDUSTRIAL NORTH
  9. 9. A primarily AGRICULTURAL.SOUTH</li></li></ul><li>MAJOR EXPORTS ARE:<br />Motor vehicles<br />Chemicals and petrochemicals<br />Energy and electric engineering <br />Home appliances<br />Aerospace and defense technologies<br />Firearms<br />Fashion<br />Food processing<br />Sport and luxury vehicles<br />Yachts<br />Wine<br />
  10. 10. TOURISM<br />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.<br />
  11. 11. RELIGION<br />ROMAN CATHOLICISM is by far the largest religion in the country.<br />
  12. 12. CULTURE<br />
  13. 13. ARCHITECTURE<br />Different architectural styles, from Classical Roman and Greek, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Art Nouveau to Modern.<br />The nation contains several architectural monuments, such as:<br />The Pantheon<br />The Coliseum<br />The Leaning Tower of Pisa<br />Villa Olmo<br />The Pirelli Tower<br />
  14. 14. Italy is equally as rich and impressive, with churches, basilicas, cathedrals and fountains such as:<br />St Peter’s Basilica<br />Florence Cathedral<br />St Mark’s Basilica<br />Milan Cathedral<br />The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore<br />Siena Cathedral<br />La Fontana de Trevi<br />Italy has also been home to nomerous famous architects, surch as: Andrea Palladio, FilippoBrunrlleschi, bernini and Renzo Piano.<br />
  15. 15. PAINTING AND SCULPTURE<br />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.<br />
  16. 16. LITERATURE<br />Literary figures in Italy:<br />Giovanni Boccaccio<br />Giacomo Leopardi<br />Alessandro Manzoni<br />Petrarch (who invented the sonnet) <br />Dante Alighieri (who wrote the Divine Comedy)<br />
  17. 17. SCIENCE<br />The most important scientists were:<br />Leonardo da Vinci<br />Galileo Galilei (Scientific Revolution)<br />Enrico Fermi (First nuclear reactor)<br />Giovanni Domenico Cassini<br />Alessandro Volta (Electric battery)<br />Guglielmo Marconi (Nobel Prize in Physics. Invention of the radio).<br />
  18. 18. MUSIC<br />The Renaissance composer: Monteverdi<br />Baroque :Vivaldi<br />Classical:Rossini<br />Romantic:Verdi and Puccini.<br />
  19. 19. CINEMA<br />Film directors :<br />Vittorio De Sica<br />Federico Fellini<br />Sergio Leone<br />Pier Paolo Pasolini<br />Roberto Benigni<br />Films : La dolce Vita, ilbuono,ilbrutto,ilcattivo,La vita è bella<br />
  20. 20. EDUCATION <br />Italy’s public education is free and compulsory from 6-14 years of age.<br />
  21. 21. SPORTS<br />Popular sports include: football, basketball, volleyball, waterpolo, fencing, rugby, cycling, ice hockey, roller hockey and motor racing..<br />
  22. 22. CUISINE<br />Cheese and wine are major parts of the cuisine.<br />Coffee, and more specifically espresso and capuccino has become highly important to the cultural cuisine of Italy.<br />Some famous dishes include pasta, pizza, lasanga, focaccia and gelato.<br />

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