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