October 17, 2017

50 Facts About Italy


Baca Juga

Regardless of the relentless reason why Italy is a stunning place and also strange. See below

1. Italy is the fifth most populous country in the world, with 61 million people, and the seventh largest economy in the world.

2. Italy has 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the largest number of all countries.

3. Italy is the largest wine producer in the world.

4. The Italian Mafia is 7% of GDP.

5. More than a third of the male population between the ages of 30 and 35 live with their parents.

6. Italian traffic police have two Lamborghinis Gallardo in available models.

7. In Italy, there is a bronze statue of Jesus Cristo that is submerged in 2.5 meters.

8. In a museum in Florence, you can visit the middle finger, thumb and galileo teeth.

9. The Venetian gondolas must be painted black according to the law.

10. It is believed that Poveglia, an island in Venice, is so scary that it is not open to visitors.

11. In Milan, there are laws that require people to smile at any time, except during funerals visiting hospitals and hospitals.

12. Ferrari is the most common family name in Italy.

13. Falciano Del Massico, a city in Italy, has broken the law to death due to overcrowding in the cemetery.

14. Italy has more works of art per square kilometer than any other country in the world.

15. Italy is responsible for serving ice cream to the world - plus coffee and dost thou pie!

16. When the first McDonald was founded in Rome in 1986, some Protestants distributed spaghetti for free in front of the cafeteria to remind the public of the country's "culinary heritage".

17. Italians are the creators of various types of cheese, such as Parmesan, gorgonzola, mozzarella, provolone and ricotta.

18. No one knows exactly when the pizza was found, but in Naples, Italy, he was popularized.

19. Tomatoes are from America and introduced in Italy in 1540.

20. The oldest university in Italy is the University of Bologna, founded in 1088.

21. Due to a technical fault in the Wine Festival in Marino, Italy, the wine brought some taps in the homes of the townspeople - at the time, in 2008, started saying that it was a miracle to find flaws.

22. Men can be arrested if using a skirt in public.

23. There is a restaurant built in a cave in Polignano a Mare, called Grotta Palazzese.

24. In 1968, an Italian built a platform on the coast and the autonomous president of his micro country. The government managed to control and blow up the platform.

25. There is a 55 meter rabbit doll on the top of a mountain in Italy, which can be seen by Google Street View.

26. Italy is the first country in Europe to use a fork because of noodles.

27. About 3,000 euro coins are played annually at Fontana di Trevi in Rome, to order.

28. The Italian population almost doubled in the 20th century.

29. One-third of Italians never use the internet.

30. The longest tunnel in the world has 57 kilometers and connects Italy and Switzerland under the Alps. It took 17 years to build.

31. San Marino, a country in Italy, is the oldest republic in the world, founded in 301 AD

32. In Italy, not 13, the number 17 is an unlucky number.

33. Pizza margarita appears as a representation of the Italian flag: basil (green), tomato (red) and mozzarella (white).

34. Italians work an average of 20 hours per week - one of the lowest averages in Europe.

35. The town of Viganella, Italy, is surrounded by mountains that hide sunlight for six months each year. The solution is to install a giant mirror to reflect sunlight in the city. The same is done in Rjukan, Norway.

36. The first woman in the world to receive an academic degree, and also the first to receive a PhD is Italy in Padua in 1678.

37. There are 417 bridges in Venice - 72 are private.

38. Is there a red wine source in Italy that operates 24 hours a day. And all can drink it.

39. Estimated in 2008, about 80% of businesses on the island of Sicily were forced to pay "protection fees" to the mafia.

40. The University of Rome is the largest in Europe, with 150,000 students, and also one of the oldest, founded in 1303.

41. The Vatican is the only country in the world that can close their gates at night. Literally. This is the smallest country in the world. 
42. The author of Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi, was Italian.
43. Italy is the country with the largest number of volcanoes in Europe.
44. Between 1861 and 1985, more than 26 million people left Italy in search of a better life.
45. More than 50 million tourists visit Italy every year. Indeed, tourism represents 63% of national income.
46. ​​Famous brands Italian, like Armani, Versace, Gucci, Prada and Valentino. The country is considered one of the fashion capitals.
47. The first opera of the world was made in Italy in the late 16th century.
48. The thermometer was invented in Italy in 1912.
49. Until 1999, compulsory education in the country was only up to 14 years.
50. The population of Italy's the third oldest in the world, after Japan and Germany.