The city of Rome, the capital of Italy and the administrative center of the provinces of Rome and Lazio, is located on the Tiber River, 28 km from its confluence with the sea.
The population is about 2.8 million people. The city has metro and airports – the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport and the smaller Ciampino Airport. Economic and industrial priorities are the chemical, printing, furniture, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as applied art and the film industry.
One of the city’s largest tourist attractions is the “State in the City,” the Vatican. Continue reading