Although the Kingdom of Italy was officially proclaimed on March 17, 1861, the events leading to that can be traced back to 1849, when Venice fell to the Austrian forces after a rebellion was crushed. It took 9 long years…
The Italian alphabet, unlike the English one, counts only 21 letters. Officially K, J, W, X and Y are not part of the Italian alphabet. However, Italians can recognize these letters as they commonly appear in words that have been…
There are 20 regions (Regioni) in Italy. The most North one is Trentino - Alto Adige and the most South one is Sicily, which is also the biggest island in Italy. In terms of population, Lombardia is the biggest region,…