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Geography of Rome. Where is Rome located?. Near the center of the Italian peninsula Separated from the rest of Europe by a high mountain range called the Alps. What are the major land features?. Tiber river – provided water and transportation routes

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Geography of rome

Geography of Rome


Where is rome located
Where is Rome located?

  • Near the center of the Italian peninsula

  • Separated from the rest of Europe by a high mountain range called the Alps


What are the major land features
What are the major land features?

  • Tiber river – provided water and transportation routes

  • Apennines – mountain range that stretches more than 850 miles

  • Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea, and Ionian Sea, Adriatic Sea


What is the climate in rome
What is the climate in Rome?

  • Mediterranean climate – mild winters and warm, dry summers


How did rome s geography help it grow
How did Rome’s Geography help it grow?

  • Less rugged mountains which allowed Rome to unite

  • Rome had several large plains making farming easier

  • Natural harbors that helped support trade


Map of rome
Map of Rome

Use map on page 483 to label the following:

  • Rome (with a *)

  • Apennines mountains

  • Alps mountains

  • Adriatic sea

  • Mediterranean sea

  • Tyrrhenian sea

  • Ionian sea

  • Tiber river

  • Arno river

  • Po river

  • Sicily

  • Corsica

  • Sardinia

  • Carthage


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