2. Map of Italy 3. Italy
- Italy is a country located in Southern Europe
- Italy is recognized for itsboot shape
- Italy also includes the islands of Sardinia and Sicily
4. Capital City
- Rome is the home to the famous Roman Empire
- ***Find Rome on the map to the right
5. Southern Europe Why might Southern Europe be called Mediterranean Europe? 6. Are we surrounded?
- Italy is located on apeninsula
- Apeninsulais a piece of land surrounded by water onTHREE (3) sides
- Italy is located on theItalian Peninsula
- Think About It:What is this peninsula named after?
Notice how there is water only on 3 sides! 7. Completely Surrounded
- Italy also includes theislandsof Sardinia and Sicily
- Anislandis a piece of land surrounded completely by water
Notice how Sicily is completely surrounded by water!It may look like It is touching the Italian Peninsula, but it is not!!!