Marche, Italy

Marche is a region facing the Adriatic Sea on the central eastern part of Italy. It covers 9,366 sq km (3,616 sq mi) and has a population of 1.6 million people (2012 estimate). Its capital is Ancona. More on Marche Geography of Marche Apart from the Adriatic Sea to the east, Marche is bordered by […]

Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

Friuli-Venezia Giulia is a region in north-eastern Italy. It is one of the twenty regions of Italy, and one of the five holding special autonomous status. Friuli-Venezia Giulia is the only region of Italy sharing an international border with Slovenia. It also borders Austria to the north. To the west is the Veneto region. Friuli-Venezia […]

Rome, Italy

Rome is the capital and largest city in Italy. It covers 1,285 sq km (496 sq mi) and has a population of over 2.7 million people (2011 estimate). It is a city on the Tiber River, in the Lazio Region, on the central-western part of the Italian Peninsula. Capitoline Hill, Rome Author: Pascal Reusch (Creative […]

Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is a region on the central western part of Italy. It covers 22,993 sq km (8,878 sq mi) and has a population of 3.75 million people (2012 estimate). The biggest city and regional capital is Florence. Tuscany is renowned for its picturesque landscapes. It is often considered the birthplace of Italian Renaissance. The region […]

Veneto, Italy

Veneto is a region in northern Italy. It covers 18,399 sq km (7,104 sq mi) and has a population of 4.9 million people (2012 estimate). Its capital and biggest city is Venice. More on Veneto Geography of Veneto Veneto is bordered by Friuli Venezia Giulia to the east, Emilia Romagna to the south, Lombardy to […]