Since 1870, Rome (Roma) has been the capital of Italy. It is also the capital of the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital and the Lazio region.
Fun fact: When Italy was unified in 1861, Turin was declared the first capital. Then, it was moved to Florence about 1864.
Rome was founded around 756 BC by King Romulus. Now, it has grow to be the largest city in Italy with about 2.9 million residents.
|Population of Italy:||60.157 million (2020)|
|Population of Rome:||2.319 million (2020)|
|Area of Rome:||496 square miles (1,285 square km)|
|Currency of Italy:||Euro|
(Top 10 by population)
Italy flag: Referred to as as il Tricolore in Italian, it is a tricolor flag with 3 horizontal stripes of equal widths. The order of the colors are green, white, and red. By color, it signifies hope, faith, and charity.