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Rome is the capital of Italy and a special comune Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,876,051 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan ...

www.aroundrometours.com/30-interesting-facts-about-rome-italy-art43-uid1.htm

Sep 9, 2014 ... Rome was founded in 753 BC by Romulus. Roman legend says that Romulus had a twin brother called Remus. As babies they were abandoned in the area which la-30-interesting-facts-about-rome-italy-art4.

worldstrides.com/blog/2016/10/12-interesting-facts-about-rome

In Ancient Rome, only free-born men were allowed to wear togas, a sign of Roman citizenship. Women wore stolas, the female version of togas, made from linen. The mascot of Rome is a she-wolf that cared for brothers Romulus and Remus, the mythological founders of Rome. Rome became the capital city of unified Italy in ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/italy/rome/articles/rome-amazing-facts-things-you-did-not-know

Nov 18, 2016 ... Unhelpfully, Rome supposedly destroyed this urban rival in the seventh century BC – but if you want to “see” it, it makes for a pleasant day trip from the Italian capital. It is deemed to have been located on the shore of Lake Albano, roughly on the spot now occupied by the picturesque modern town of Castel ...

traveltips.usatoday.com/city-rome-italy-21361.html

Rome—or Roma in Italian—is the capital city of Italy. It is also the largest city in the country. The city is famed for its history, architecture and food.

darkrome.com/blog/rome/facts-about-rome

Rome is also full of secrets, many of which are never discovered by tourists even after multiple visits. You might already know a few of these little-known facts about the capital of Italy, or maybe you have never heard any of them. Whether you are planning a trip to Rome or just looking to acquire some new trivia for your next ...

www.factretriever.com/rome-facts

Feb 11, 2017 ... [10]; Sometimes gladiator blood was recommended by Roman physicians as an aid to fertility.[10]; A fasces, which was a bundle of tied rods with a red ribbon that often included a bronze axe, symbolized the power and unity of Rome. Italian “ fascism” derives its name from fasces.[1]; The Vestal Virgins were ...

www.eatingitalyfoodtours.com/blog/ancient-rome-for-kids

Feb 19, 2014 ... Ancient Rome has always been interesting for kids, and Rome today is a cool, kid -friendly place to visit. Our fun facts about ancient Rome + travel tips! ... Voted one of the best things to do in Rome, Eating Italy Food Tours offer Rome tours through the city's oldest and most characteristic neighborhoods.

www.natgeokids.com/nz/discover/history/romans/10-facts-about-the-ancient-romans

Facts about the Romans. 1) Rome was founded in 753BC by its first king, Romulus. It grew into a rich and powerful city during the next few hundred years. 2) By AD 117 the Roman Empire included the whole of Italy, all the lands around the Mediterranean and much of Europe, including England, Wales and parts of Scotland ...