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Italy

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Italy ĭtˈəlē, Ital. Italia, officially Italian Republic, republic (2015 est. pop. 59,504,000), 116,303 sq mi (301,225 sq km), S Europe. It borders on France in the northwest, the Ligurian S...

Este, town, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Este, town, in Venetia, NE Italy. It is an agricultural and light manufacturing center. The ancient Ateste, it was a center of civilization (10th–2d c...

Florence, city, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Florence flôrˈəns, flŏrˈ– , Ital. Firenze, city (2021 est. metro area pop.709,064), cap...

Cassino, town, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Cassino käs-sēˈnō [key], town, in Latium, central Italy, in the Apennines, on the Rapido ...

Augusta, city, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Augusta ougo͞oˈstä [key], city, E Sicily, Italy, on an island (formerly a peninsula) in the Ionian Sea, connected by bridge with the Sicilian mainland. It is a leading ...

Lodi, city, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Lodi lôˈdē [key], city (1991 pop. 42,250), Lombardy, N Italy, on the Adda River, near Milan. It is an important dairy and light industrial center. The city is located near the site of ancient Laus ...

Naples, city, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Naples, Ital. Napoli, city (1991 pop. 1,067,365), capital of Campania and of Naples prov., S central Italy, on the Bay of Naples, an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a major seaport, with shipyards, a...

Magenta, town, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Magenta mäjānˈtä [key], town (1991 pop. 23,667), Lombardy, N Italy, near Milan. Manufactures include matches, textiles, and machinery. At the Ticino River nearby, the French and the Sardinians won...

Massa, city, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Massa mäsˈä [key], city (1991 pop. 66,737), capital of Massa-Carrara prov., Tuscany, N central Italy, near the Ligurian Sea. Marble is quarried, and chemicals, metals, and machinery are produced th...

Ragusa, city, Italy

(Encyclopedia)Ragusa rägo͞oˈzä [key], city (1991 pop. 67,535), capital of Ragusa prov., SE Sicily, Italy. Refined petroleum and asphalt are produced in the city. Nearby is the site of the ancient town of Hybla ...

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