sobota, 4 kwietnia 2015

Italy is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2  and has a largely temperate climate; due to its shape, it is often referred to in Italy as lo Stivale (the Boot). With 61 million inhabitants, it is the 5th most populous country in Europe.

Did you know that:
1. Pizza was "invented" in Naples around 1860s.
2. Pizza is one of the very few words which is understood all over the world.
3. The Italian flag is inspired by the French, which was introduced during Napoleon's 1797 invasion of the peninsula.
4. The thermometer is an Italian invention.
5. The name of Electricity measurement Volt comes from Alessandro Volta, who invented the first battery in 1779.
6. The piano hails from Italy.
7. The automobile is one of Italy's greatest products.  In addition to the Fiat brand, Fiat owns the Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and Chrysler brands.
8. Italy is home to two microstates, San Marino and Vatican City.

2 komentarze:

Sawatka pisze...

Włochy to najpiękniejszy kraj, jaki do tej pory udało mi się odwiedzić. I ma cudowny jak dla mnie klimat. :)
Te pocztówki weneckie są magiczne, bardzo mi się podobają. Sama mam sporo pocztówek z Italii, ale z Wenecji chyba tylko jedną, z kanałem.

Rick Richardson pisze...

The cards from the carnival in Venice are great!

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