"When you are in Rome be like a Roman". Rome is the capital of Italy and a unique comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale). Rome additionally serves because the capital of the Lazio area. With 2,874,558 citizens in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq. mi), it's also the country’s maximum populated comune. It is the fourth-maximum populous town inside the European Union by means of population inside metropolis limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan town of Rome, which has a populace of four. Three million residents. Rome is placed in the central-western part of the Italian Peninsula, inside Lazio (Latium), along the beaches of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an unbiased country in the city barriers of Rome, the most effective present instance of a country within a city: because of this Rome has often been described as capital of states.
Rome is a major international centre for higher education, containing numerous academies, colleges and universities. It has always been a major worldwide intellectual and educational centre, especially during Ancient Rome and the Renaissance, along with Florence. People of Rome live life to the fullest and are very passionate about their culture, be it cuisine or fashion. The city is one of the four fashion capitals of the world, which include Paris, London and New York.
Rome is a nationwide and major international centre for higher education. Its first university, La Sapienza (founded in 1303), is one of the largest in the world, with more than 140,000 students attending; in 2005 it ranked as Europe's 33rd best university and in 2013 the Sapienza University of Rome ranked as the 62nd in the world and the top in Italy in its World University Rankings.
Colosseum is the main tourist attraction of Rome. The Colosseum (4 million tourists) and the Vatican Museums (4.2 million tourists) are the 39th and 37th (respectively) most visited places in the world, according to a recent study. St. Peter's Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Saint Peter's Square, Palatine Hill, Appian Way are the tourist attraction of Rome for the people of all over world.
Rome has an extensive internal transport system and is one of the most important road, rail and air hubs in Italy. Rome has a widespread bus network, provided by ATAC. The buses are a reliable way to get around the city. Taxis are costly compared to other modes of transport, but the convenience and speed makes it worth the cost. Rome Metro consists of three lines - A, B and C - and serves 73 stations. The service is provided by ATAC and it is an underground system serving many parts of the city. The over ground rail network of Rome consists of trams and suburban railway lines. Rome has an extensive internal transport system and is one of the most important road, rail and air hubs in Italy.