The Republic of San Marino, the third largest independent state in Europe (only the Vatican and Monaco is smaller), located in Italy, between the regions: Emilia-Romagna and Marche. Its territory has the shape of an irregular quadrangle with a predominantly hilly relief. Full name – The Most Serene Republic of San Marino. Independence of the Republic has a very ancient origin, so San Marino is considered the oldest republic in the world that still exists.
The country’s population is just over 33 thousand people, it mainly consists of citizens of San Marino (85%) and Italians (10%). Foreigners living in San Marino, about 5 thousand people. There are up to 3 Continue reading
Sicily is Italy’s largest region. It includes the island of Sicily and a number of islands. It is here that the active volcano Etna is located, which periodically reminds of itself. Despite the fact that the island is predominantly hilly, there are also the so-called Sicilian Apennines – a mountain range, and there are plains – a little more than 10% of the island’s area. The island of Sicily is separated from the mainland by the Strait of Messina. At its narrowest point, the width of this strait is just over three kilometers. You can get to Sicily from the peninsula in about twenty minutes by ferry. Continue reading
In the central part of the Apennine peninsula is the Umbria region, the “green heart” of Italy, as Italians called this region for olive groves, forests and vineyards. The capital of the region is the city of Perugia. Details on city attractions and places of recreation can be found on the city portal, using the example of the Batumi Internet resource, where visitors and tourists of the city find any information that interests them. Umbria boasts a continental climate with warm, dry summers and cool winters.
However, the mountains are much colder, and it rains more often. Such conditions are very favorable for agriculture, so not only grapes and olives are grown here, but also grain, tobacco and black truffles. There are many artisans and the lowest unemployment rate in the country. As for tourists, the neighboring region of Tuscany accepts the main flow of travelers for itself, which means that in Umbria there are much lower prices and fewer vacationers from different countries – an ideal place for Italians to relax. Continue reading