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Roma (ENG)

Roma (ENG)

Rome is an Italian municipality, capital of the Italian Republic, as well as capital of the metropolitan city of the same name and of the Lazio region. It is the most populous municipality in Italy and the third in the European Union after Berlin and Madrid, it is also the largest municipality in Italy and the fifth largest city in Europe after Moscow, Istanbul, London and St. Petersburg, as well as the first in the European Union. Equipped with a special administrative system, called Rome Capital, governed by a state law, it is also the European municipality with the largest surface area of ??green areas. It was founded according to tradition on 21 April 753 BC. by Romulus (although recent excavations in Lapis niger would date the foundation back to 2 centuries earlier, during its three millennia of history it was the first metropolis of the West, the beating heart of one of the most important ancient civilisations, which influenced society, culture, language, literature, art, architecture, urban planning. Directed by Gigi Oliviero