Rome is in Italy. It is the capital city and special commune of Italy as well as the capital of the Lazio region. It is located in the central-western portion of the Italian peninsula, along the shores of the Tiber within Lazio. There are seven hills that can be seen in Rome built by The Rome of the Kings. The hills are Aventine Hill, Caelian Hill, Capitoline Hill, Esquiline Hill, Palatine Hill, Quirinal Hill and Viminal Hill. But there is another river that flows into the Tiber north of the historic center within modern Rome and that is the Aniene River. Rome city is located 24 kilometers away from the Tyrrhenian Sea and the central part of it ranges from 13 meters above sea level.
The smallest country in the world is Vatican City is situated in Rome and is an independent country. Rome was founded in 753BC and founded by King Romulus and his twin brother Remus was suckled by a she-wolf as orphaned infants. Its total area is 1285km x km. Rome is the third most populous city within the European Union. The total population of it is 2.8 million. The most populous metropolitan city of Italy has a population of 4.3 million. This metropolitan area is the third-most populous in Italy.
Rome is also called the Eternal City and Caput Mundi. In the first century BC, it was called Eternal City by the Roman poet Tibullus and later the expression was taken up by Ovid, Virgil, and Livy. Caput Mundi means Capital of the World. The Rome city’s age is over 2800 years and how it got the Eternal City name was, at that time the city continued to grow its size, power, splendor, and influence over the world grew.
Rome is very famous for its ravishing architecture and it has over 280 fountains and 900 churches. Rome ruled the world for over 1000 years as the Roman Empire was one of the greatest and very influential civilizations in world history. After it was found in 753BC, it ruled over 1000 years. Within that period Rome grew to rule much of Europe, western Asia, and Northern African countries.
In safe wise Rome is the safest city to travel were sometimes petty crimes happened like bag snatching and pickpocketing. Most of the Rome people are speaking Latin. Roman Empire was used to Latin language but some other languages were also used in ancient Rome such as Greek, Oscan, and Etruscan. But Rome people do not use English as their language and they are very poor to speak English. Very few people are using English such as tour guides, hotel staff, etc. The most popular sport in Rome is football.
Rome Italy weather
Rome has normally Mediterranean weather and the temperature varies from 37F to 89F throughout the year. It rarely goes below 28F and above 95F. Summertimes in Rome are very short, hot, humid, dry, and very clear. Winter times in Rome are very long, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. The coldest months are December, January, and February. The snowfalls are very rare in Rome but, major snowfalls on a very rare occurrence. In some winters there can be seen some light snow or flurries. Therefore, the best time to visit Rome is from October to April whereas within this period the hotel rooms are at very low costs.
Rome’s tourism rate is very high because it has the two most world popular destinations where visitors arrived at over 4 million per year to make an income to Rome. The world’s 37th most visited destination is Vatican Museums and the world’s 39th most popular destination is Colosseum. In apart from that there are most popular sightseeing are available in Rome. Some of them are St. Peter’s Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, Vatican City, and Pantheon. Also, Rome has had many Christian Pilgrimages since the middle ages. All the Christians all over the world come and visit Vatican City. Within the Vatican City and Italian Territory, there are many sites to visit. Within 24 hours visitors can visit seven pilgrim churches on a pilgrimage tour. Those churches are St. Peter in the Vatican, St. Paul outside the walls, St. John in Lateran, Santa Maria Maggiore, San Lorenzo fuori le mura, Santa Croce in Gerusalemme and San Sebastiano fuori le mura.
Since Rome is the capital city of Italy, it plays a major role in the world. It hosts all the principal institutions of the nation, including the Presidency of the Republic, the Government, the Parliament, the main judicial Courts, and the diplomatic representatives of all the countries for the states of Italy and Vatican City. There are some international institutions related to culture and science are located in Rome such as the American Institute, the British School, the French Academy, the Scandinavian Institute, and the German Archeological Institute. In addition to this, Rome hosts some major international and worldwide political and cultural organizations, namely the International Fund for Agricultural Development ( IFAD), World Food Program ( WFP), The NATO Defense College, and International center for the study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property ( ICCROM).