Italy A to Z. By: Gabriela Gutierrez Grade 5-ESL. A is for Alps. The Alps are the largest mountains in Italy. They cross the countries of France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. B is for Buildings. The four most famous buildings in Italy are: The Leaning Tower of Pisa The Colosseum
By: Gabriela Gutierrez
The Alps are the largest mountains in Italy.
They cross the countries of France, Austria,
Switzerland and Italy.
The four most famous buildings in Italy are:
The Colosseum is one of the most imposing
ancient structures. It had four floors; the
first three had eighty arches each, the
arches on the second and third floors were decorated with huge statues.
Dough is made from wheat. It is used to make pizza, spaghetti, and other kinds of pasta.
Italy is on the continent of Europe. The bordering countries are:
The Italian flag has three equal vertical stripes. The stripes are green, white and red. The green means hope. The white stripe stands for faith. The red stripe represents help given to people in need. Italy adopted its flag in 1870.
The gondola is a form oftransportation in the city of Venice.
Venice is a very popular city in Italy.
Italians celebrate Christmas and Carnavale.
People in Italy are called Italians. The language that the Italians speak is Italian. Some Italians words are:
Italian crafts-people design beautiful gold jewelry and pottery.
The currency in Italy was the lira , but
Now is called the euro. $1.00 US dollar
equals 75¢ in Italy.
Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano. The last eruption of Mount Vesuvius happened in 1944.
Naples is the capital of Campania.
Naples is the third largest city in Italy.
Italians created operas in the 1600s.
It is a play but the actors sing the words.
There were many Queens before 1946.
Rome is the capital city of Italy.
There are three seas that border Italy:
There are many towns in Italy. ¾ of Italians live in small towns.
Early Romans created the first roads, bridges, tunnels and interesting architecture.
Vatican City is a very popular city in Italy. There is a total population of 798 people. The Pope lives in here. There are three main languages spoken:
Italians work six days a week and stop working for a two hour lunch in the afternoon.
The main products that Italy exports are:
The food in Italy is very famous. Some of the most popular foods in Italy are:
There are 56 towns in Italy that begin with the letter Z.