Some of the Italy's main seaports are Gioia Tauro and Naples in the south and Genoa in the north. These seaports are important to commerce. Italy has many important seaports due to its location in an advantageous spot in the Mediterranean.Know More
Italy has a number of seaports, and is an extremely important shipping and passenger hub in the Mediterranean.
Italy's rich soil, especially in the Po region, makes it possible to grow rice, corn, wheat, grapes, olives and tomatoes. Italy uses a majority of these crops, but the country is a major exporter of rice.Full Answer >
The main religion in Italy is Roman Catholicism. According to the CIA's World Factbook, 80 percent of Italians are Christian, with the vast majority of those belonging to the Roman Catholic Church. The remaining 20 percent are non-believers or agnostics, and there is a small but growing population of Muslims, mostly from Africa.Full Answer >
The main airport in Rome is the Leonardo da Vinci Airport, also called Fiumicino, which is the name of a nearby city. The airport code is FCO, short for the Fiumicino moniker. The airport is located about 16 miles from Rome.Full Answer >
North and South Korea was split in August 1945 at the end of World War II. The country was divided at the 38th parallel, with the Soviet Union controlling the north and the United States controlling the south. Tensions on how to unite the two regions would lead to the Korean War.Full Answer >