Italy Abbey Hayen

Physical Features

The Apennines Mountains made it hard for people to move around and trade.

Landmarks

It helps their economy via trade and tourism with its tunnels and old roads.

Maps

Italy is located in southern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea.

Language

The language there is Italian. It came from the Roman Empire.

Religion

The main religion is Roman Catholicism and around 88% of Italians identify themselves as Roman Catholic

Food

Italian meals include soups, pasta, meat or fish, and sweets.

Sports

Soccer, rugby, and cycling are major sports in Italy

Music

Folk, opera, and classical Italian are types of music found there.

Dance

Folk dances such as pizzica and tarantella are common,

Clothing

Women wear head scarves, while men wear jeans and a nice shirt.

Housing

Concrete, brick, and stone are used in houses, but homes in the mountains are built with wooden planks.

Government

Sergio Mattarella is Italy's president.

Famous Events

Famous events include Italian battles in the late fifteenth century and their involvement in WWII.

Wars

Italy has had wars internally between states, but they have been involved in World War II as well.

People

Benito Mussolini led Italy into WWII with his fascist regime.

Celebrities

Famous people include Michelangelo, a sculptor, and Leonardo DiCaprio has Italian roots. He starred in Titanic.

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