The Latium , or Lazio in Italian, is a Région of populated central Italy approximately 5 million inhabitants, and has like capital Rome. It is delimited by the Toscane, the Ombrie, the the Abruzzi, the Molise, the Campanie and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Blazon and StandardThe Area of Latium has its own Blason and Standard, recognized by the Regional Law N.58 the 17-09-1984 of the Area of Latium.
HistoryLatium is inhabited since by the Latin which undergo the Etruscan domination . To fight against this one, they formed the Latin Ligue, which included/understood about thirty cities, of which Alba. To the IV E, Latium was subjected by Rome and its inhabitants became Roman citizens.
GeographyLatium is drained by the the Tiber in north and the Garigliano in the south, it includes/understands three areas geographical. In the east, the Apennin abruzzais (mounts Sabins, Ernici and of the Meta, exceeding all 2.000 m) dominates the valleys of the Sabine which are the area of north, and of the Ciociaria which is that of the south. In the center, a zone of hills lengthens north in the south in the form of ic reliefs Volcan (mounts Albain, Cimini, Volsini), rising above the lakes (Bracciano, Bolsena), or the solid masses limestones (Mont Lepini). In the west, the valley of the Tiber and the Roman countryside announce the littoral, sandy and marshy plain (partly drained in the Marais Pontins).
DemographyWith its 5.100.000 inhabitants, Lazio is an important area of Italy. Its density of 378 hab. /km ² is raised and the rate of urbanization (many cities) is too.
EconomyThe economy of Latium is based on the Polyculture in the countryside (with the Vignoble S of Frascati), Bovin S in the valleys, Ovin S on the hills, field crop mechanized on the drained grounds of the Marais Pontins. With Rome the Industrie dominates, the area of Latina has the Nuclear plant Foce Verde, factories of pneumatic S, Tabac, Céramique). With Gaète, there is an important refinery of Pétrole, with Civitavecchia it is Cimen tery, with Rieti the synthetic fiber and finally with Tarquinia the Chimie dominates.
CultureThe culture of Latium inherits the Roman culture and Etruscan.
TourismLatium is well served in the Transport S and thus receives million tourists and pilgrims because the the Vatican is the capital of the Catholiques.
AdministrationIt is subdivided in five provinces: Frosinone, Latina, Rieti, Rome, Viterbe.
Common of the province of Frosinone (91)
- Common of the province of Latina (33)
- Common of the province of Rieti (73)
- Common of the province of Rome (121)
- Common of the province of Viterbe (60)
Official site of the '' Regione Lazio ''
- Blazon of the area of Latium
- a turn of Latium in images
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