Location of Italy (dark green). – in Europe – in the European Union (light green) – [Legend]. Capital and largest city, Rome · 41°54′N 12°29′E / 41.900°N ...
Rome is the capital city of Italy and a special comune Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,868,782 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), ...
With the unification of Italy, Rome was chosen capital of the country in 1870. Nowadays, it is one of the most visited cities in the world.