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Immigration To America From Italy

Immigration to America from Italy

Leaning Tower of Pisa


Italy lies in the southern part of Europe. The country'snickname is "Bel Pease" which means beautiful country.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side.

My family is from Sigillo, Italy.

Italian Flag

Red stands for charity

White stands for faith

Green stands for hope

Painted by Leonardo da Vinci.Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer.

The Mona Lisa

My Family

Interesting Facts-When McDonald's opened in 1986 in Rome, food purists outside the restaurant gave away free spaghetti to remind people of their culinary heritage-Italy has three active volcanoes: Vesuvius, Etna, and Stromboli-Italy has over 3,000 museums-Italy’s national dish is pasta-The oldest olive tree in Italy, in Umbria is reportedly over 1700 yrs old

The Italian Alps are divided into three main groups. The first group, the Western Alps run north to south from Aosta to the Cadibona Pass, with the highest peaks of Mount Viso 3,841 metres and Gran Paradiso 4,061 metres which is regarded as the highest mountain completely within Italy. The second group, the Central Alps run west to east from the Western Alps to the Brenner Pass, leading into Austria and the Trentino - Alto Adige valley. This group also has high peaks, such as Monte Bianco with a summit of 4,807 metres just over the border in France, Monte Cervino 4,478 metres, Monte Rosa with a summit of 4,634 metres just over the border in Switzerland, and Mount Ortles 3,905 metres. The last group, the Eastern Alps run west to east from the Brenner Pass to Trieste and include the Dolomites and Mount Marmolada 3,343 metres.


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