Italy

Italy (Italia) has been a democratic republic since 1946, when the monarchy was abolished by popular referendum. The regional states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, was united in 1861.

The country is divided into 15 regions: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Molise, Piedmont, Puglia, Tuscany, Umbria and Veneto. Additionally, there are the autonomous regions of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Sardinia, Sicily, Trentino-South Tyrol and Aosta Valley. Rome, the capital and largest city of Italy. More: Pictures of Italy

 

Map Italy

 

Plaza of Spain

 

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San Giorgio Maggiore Benedictine Monastery, Venice. More Pictures of Italy

 

Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, in Florence (Italian Firenze), a city in Tuscany. Florence was originally the site of an Etruscan settlement. The city is world famous for Gothic and Renaissance buildings, art galleries and museums, and parks.

 

Pictures Italy

 

Florence

 

Piazza di Spagna, in Rome.

 

David Florence

 

Images Italy

 

Tourists Viewing David by Michelangelo (1504) in the Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence.

 

Vatican City

 

San Giorgio Maggiore

 

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