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Its distribution for Italy is bimodal reflecting the contrast between lowlands (e.g., the Po plain) and hilly or mountainous terrain (e.g., the Alps, the Apennines).
The frequency distribution of curvature for Italy is an exaggerated version of the bimodal histogram found for slope reversal, again reflecting the influence of the Alps and Po plain landforms.
Provinces bounded by distinct morphological or geological limits (e.g., the Alps, the Apennines, the Northern Italian Plain) are better defined (Figure 4 and 5) than provinces partially circumscribed by a geographic boundary, such as the coast line (e.g., Sardinia, and partly Sicily).
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 Italy Provinces
Therefore, the provinces of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Fermo, and Monza e Brianza are defined as of 2004-06-11, the date the laws were passed.
Most of Coastland (Küstenland) province and the enclave of Zara in Dalmatia were annexed to Venezia region, becoming the provinces of Gorizia, Pola, and Trieste.
1954-10-25: Zone A of Free Territory of Trieste annexed to Italy as the province of Trieste.
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 Italy - Regions and Provinces
I believe all provinces have gonfanon, adopted since the end of the last century.
The legislation authorize the provinces and communes to have coats of arms and gonfanons.
Concerning Italian regional flags, they are known because recently the President Scalfaro asked to all the Regions and autonomous Province to send their flags to be exposed during a conference.
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  Provinces of Italy information - Search.com
In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level between municipality (comune) and region (regione).
A provincia is composed of many comuni (pl), and usually several province (pl) form a region (with the exception of the region of the Aosta Valley, which, strictly speaking, has none, the administrative functions of a province being provided by the regione.
In 2005, four new provinces in Sardinia will be effective, and three further new provinces will be effective in 2009, thus bringing the total to 110 provinces.
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  Culture of Italy Summary
The culture of Italy can be found in the Roman ruins remaining in much of the country, the precepts of the Roman Catholic Church, the spirit of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, the architecture, and on the terraces of the many football clubs.
The highly urban provinces of central Italy are best-known for the medieval sung poetry ottava rima, from Tuscany, Lazio and Abruzzo.
In Italy there is a legend or tradition involving a Witch named "Befana" On the night of January 6th (Twelfth night or the eve of the Epiphany or Little Christmas), Befana leaves presents in children's stockings hung upon the hearth or in their shoes placed at the door.
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  Italy (01/07)
Italy's agriculture is typical of the division between the agricultures of the northern and southern countries of the European Union.
Italy was admitted to the United Nations in 1955 and is a member and strong supporter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade/World Trade Organization (GATT/WTO), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the Council of Europe.
Italy has worked closely with the United States and others on such issues as NATO and UN operations as well as with assistance to Russia and the New Independent States; the Middle East peace process; multilateral talks; Somalia and Mozambique peacekeeping; and combating drug trafficking, trafficking in women and children, and terrorism.
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 Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italy (Italian: Italia, IPA: [i'ta?lja]; officially the Italian Republic; Italian: Repubblica Italiana, IPA: [?e ?pubblika ita 'lja?na]) is a country located in Southern Europe, that comprises the Po River valley, the Italian Peninsula and the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia.
Italy was divided into many independent states and often experienced foreign domination before the Italian unification, that created Italy as an independent nation-state for the first time in its history, took place.
Italy supported Franco's revolution in Spanish civil war and Hitler's pretensions in central Europe, accepting the annexation of Austria to Germany in 1938, although the disappearance of a buffer state between mighty Germany and Italy was unfavourable for the country.
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 Provinces Sardinia Regions Italy Europe Regional
Rally Sardinia: OMV Kronos previewMotorsport.com, Canada - May 16, 2007Sardinia is an autonomous region of Italy.
The region is politically divided into four provinces: Cagliari, Sassari, Nuoro und Oristano; the region plans to...
The Status of the Romani Linguistic Minority in ItalyRomano Vod'i, Czech Republic - May 10, 2007Behind this example, the following regions and provinces have issued regional laws on behalf of Roma and Sinti in the second half of the Eighties: Lazio...
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 Persistent Drop in Fertility Reshapes Europe
FERRARA, Italy — On a recent night at the Blue Elephant recreation center here, a clutch of parents watched adoringly as dozens of 3- and 4-year-olds sprinted through a colorful playroom, bounced on the cushioned floor or doodled on drawing pads, aglow with creative pride.
In Italy, where the fertility rate last year was 1.2, according to the health organization, Labor Minister Roberto Maroni has announced that the cost of the state pension system will need to be reduced.
In Italy, as in other West European countries, the low fertility rate is interwoven with an array of other issues — immigration, for one.
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 Pope Leo XIII 15 February 1882 Conditions in Italy.
For those who pretend to be friends of the honor of Italy to dream of such prospects would seem a thing incredible, for the ruin of the Catholic faith in Italy would dry up the source of the most precious of goods.
Moreover Italy would perhaps have to pay yet more dearly for her apostasy, because in her case perfidy and impiety would be aggravated by ingratitude.
May all give a serious consideration to the evils by which in part we are afflicted, and with which in part we are threatened by those who, devoted to the interests of political sects, not of the public, have sworn to wage a war to the death against the Church.
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 US Jesuit Conference - Who are the Jesuits   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The German speaking Provinces (North Germany and Upper Germany) were begun in 1556 and 1558, Austria in 1563, Lithuania-Latvia in 1608, Salesia in 1754 and Bavaria in 1770.
Slovenian Province: The home site of the Slovenian province of the Society of Jesus provides a brief general history of the Society, the history of Jesuits in Slovenia and a description of current apostolates in Slovenia.
The Province of Galicia was established in 1821 with 158 Jesuits.
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 Regions, Provinces and Communes in Italy
The mission of this website is to help in identifying the Italian region, province, commune and the correct spelling of places and surnames in Italy, as well as to give basic information on Italian regions, provinces, localities, their history, details on hotels, agritourism and BandB's, to help you plan a perfect holiday.
Italy is presently divided into 20 Regions, subdivided into 110 Provinces (including the 3 newly established and Aosta which is not actually a province), each Province is divided into municipalities (over 8000), which in their turn can consist of frazioni (hamlets or districts) for more than 35,000 localities.
Italian Landmarks: dedicated to the most beautiful castles in Italy with their history and architecture, the archeological sites, Roman towns, museums...
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 Regions and provinces of Italy
Most of the regional and provincial authorities of Italy have websites, and some of them offer useful information for tourists (click on "Turismo").
The names of regional capitals are given in bold type.
Provinces take their name from the provincial capitals.
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 The Provinces of Italy
The autonomous region of Sardinia has passed a law creating four new provinces, which must now be approved by the Italian government before taking effect.
The new provinces would be named Carbonia-Iglesias (or Sulcis-Iglesiense), Medio Campidano, Ogliastra, and Olbia-Tempio.
P roponents say that the smaller provinces would bring government closer to the people.
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 In Italy Online - Bring Italy Home, Italy, books, guidebooks, cookbooks, movies, videos, foods, recipes, pasta, wine, ...
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hese high-resolution folding maps for countries, regions, provinces, cities and tourist areas are perfect for tracking genealogy or planning a trip.
Four-color, three- dimensional displays exist for all regions and many provinces of Italy and measure 3-4 feet high by 2-3 feet wide.
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 Italy weather and maps - Italian maps and current weather forecasts for the whole of Italy.
Italy weather and maps - Italian maps and current weather forecasts for the whole of Italy.
Welcome to italy-weather-and-maps.com, home to maps of Italy, current Italian weather conditions, and six day weather forecasts for every Italian region and province.
Italy - Northern Italy - Central Italy - Southern Italy - Sardinia - Regions of Italy
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 Italy Apartments For Rent Homes For Sale Villas Vacation Rentals Realtors Real Estate Agents FSBO MLS Italy
Le pagine degli Real Estate Listings Annunci di Buy Rent Homes in Italy offrono migliaia di case di qualità in vendita in tutte le regioni italiane.
Buy Rent Homes in Italy Real Estate Listings offer thousands of quality homes for sale across all regions of Italy.
All regions and provinces of Italy are covered:
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 Sardinia, Italy - today's weather in Italy
Today's weather in the provinces of Sardinia, Italy.
Use the links provided to see six day weather forecasts and maps for each province.
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 Provinces of Italy - Italiansrus.com
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