About Italy


Geography and Environment

Spatial variations in the distribution, composition, migration and nature of places, including how people have interacted with their environment and created the cultural landscape, concentration of buildings and infrastructure, distribution and special organization of economic activities, urban and rural areas, and natural landscape.

Mar Tirreno

The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy.

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Italian Riviera and Tuscany coast

The Italian Riviera, or Ligurian Riviera (Italian Riviera ligure) is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.

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Lazio and Cilento coast

The coast of Lazio is mainly composed of sandy beaches, punctuated by the headlands of Circeo (541 m) and Gaeta (171 m). The Pontine Islands, which are part of Lazio, lie opposite the southern coast.

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Italian fashion

Italian design became prominent during the 11th-16th centuries, when artistic development in Italy was at its peak. Cities such as Venice, Milan, Florence and Vicenza started to produce luxury goods, hats, cosmetics, jewelry and rich fabrics.

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Fiat 500

The Fiat 500 is a city car built by Italian automaker Fiat since 2007. The car is currently produced in Tychy, Poland, by Fiat Auto Poland S.A. and in Toluca, Mexico, by Chrysler Group LLC.

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