Italy

Food

What comes to mind when u think of Italian food? Pasta and pizza; right? And its true, in Italy there is a lot of pasta and pizza. Pasta with tomato sauce, sausage and, broccoli. Pizza with tomato sauce, Italian cheese, sausage and, broccoli.

Language

Italian is a Romance language spoken by 6 million people in Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, The Vatican City, Malta and Eritrea. There are also Italian speakers in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Canada, The U.S.A, and The UK. Each region of Italy also has its own dialect some of which are so distinct from standard Italian that are Mutually Unintelligible. The Sicilian dialect for example, is sometime regarded as a separate language and has a literary tradition alder than Italian itself.

Religion

Roman Catholic Religion

The main religion in Italy is Roman Catholic and the Vatican city, the seat of the Catholic Church, is in Rome. There are other minor religious communities present and some of these  such as the Islamic Community have been growing in recent years with the Arriva, of immigrant workers mainly from North Africa and the Middle East.

Sports

The most popular sport in Italy is soccer. The national team of Italy has won the most prestigious World Cup four times in 1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006. The Italian national soccer team is popularly known by name of  their Blue shirts. Italy is considered to be the second-most successful national football team in the world.

Bicycling -is popular in Italy, Besides manufacturing some of the best bikes in the world and hosting bike tours.

For Swimming, Wind Surfing or, sailing, you may want to try Southern because or those on Italy's island

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