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Landscapes of ItalyThe Alps tower over Northern Italy, separating the country from France, Switzerland and Austria

The __________________ mountains run down the center of the Italian Peninsula.

There are two major islands off of the coast of Italy that are part of Italy,

___________________ and


Landscapes II________________, one of the worlds most famous volcanoes, rises 11,122 feet on Sicilys eastern coast.

The ______________ is Italys longest river. It stretches for over 400 miles.


_________________ has made northern Italy very productive.

Farmers grow wheat, corn, rice and grapes.

Italy is one of the worlds major

_______________ producing countries

IndustryMost manufacturing is in the Northern Po River Valley in the cities of

_________________ and


An important port city of Italy is named


Workers produce cars, machinery and chemicals.

The Developing SouthSouthern Italy is poorer and less developed than Northern Italy.

The regions volcanic and clay soils are good for growing citrus fruits, olives and grapes.

Southern Italy benefits from a steady stream

of _______________.

The People2/3 of Italys

________________ people live on only one quarter of the land. Mountains take up much of the country.

Many Italians have moved from the poorer south to the northern areas.

Italys PastFor hundreds of years, Italy was the heart of

_______________ civilization.

The _________________, based in Italy, influenced the government, arts and architecture of Europe.

The __________________, took place in Italy in the 1500s, and was a period of great achievements in the arts.

A DictatorshipFrom the 1920s to the early 1940s, dictator

___________________ ruled over Italy.

He became a supporter of Adolf Hitler and pulled Italy into World War II where they were defeated.

A Country, Inside of the Capital?Vatican City is a landlocked country whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome. the capital city of Italy.

At 110acres, and with a population of around 900,

it is the _________________ country in the world by both area and population.

Vatican City is the home of the leader of Christianity,

the ___________________. He is the leader and head of the country.

Italys CapitalItalys capital,

________________, is known as the eternal city.

There are several historical ruins, ancient monuments and beautiful churches.

__________ of Italys population live in cities and towns.