Italy History - 476–951

Italy History: 476–951

The area of ​​today’s Italian state did not form a state unit in post-ancient times until 1870. According to 3rjewelry, the term “Italy”, originally understood only geographically and by a long way not encompassing the entire peninsula, gained political significance from the 12th century; Regardless of the state fragmentation, a sense of community among the […]

Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century (world heritage)

Roman Forum

Roman Forum Forum Romanum [Latin], the oldest forum of ancient Rome and the center of economic, social and political life. The Roman Forum was in the valley between the Palatine, Capitol, Quirinal and Esquiline. Under the Etruscan rule, the valley, which was used as a cemetery from the 9th to 7th centuries, was renamed in […]

Italy Travel Advice

Italy Travel Advice

General travel information for Italy Continent: Europe Geographical location: Southern Europe, central Mediterranean region, located in the northern hemisphere. Highest elevation: Gran Paradiso (4061 m above sea level) Longest river: Po (652 km) Form of government: parliamentary republic System of Government: parliamentary democracy Languages: Italian Neighboring countries: France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia Capital: Rome Area: Approx. […]

Italy Wine

Italy Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants What is growing in Italy? Italy has very different landscapes from the Alps to Sicily. They therefore also offer a habitat for many different plants and animals. Deciduous trees grow in the lower elevations of the Alps, which then turn into conifers with increasing height. Above the tree line only grasses, lichens […]

Florence

Florence Travel Guide

Florence is a popular Italian city, which with its location almost in the middle of Italy is a center for both culture, history and not least wine. The city is the capital of the well-known Tuscany region, and is known for its many nearby vineyards. Many tourists also come here to see the many historical […]