"Il Lazio" is a region of central Italy, bordered by Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The name of the region recalls the ancient population of Latins, from whom the Romans originated.
The population of Lazio accounts for about 9% of total Italian population with 5.205.139 inhabitants divided into the 5 provinces, Rome (the capital), and from the more populated to the least populated, Latina, Frosinone, Viterbo and Rieti, in their turn divided into 378 municipalities.
Lazio is extremely important for history, art, architecture, archaeology, religion and culture in general. The immense patrimony of Rome is only a part of the real treasure that is spread over the hundreds of towns, villages, abbeys, churches, monuments and other sites of the region.
For those who want to discover the history and origins of Latium throughout monuments, archaeological sites and ruins of ancient populations our region offers you a wide range of possibilities.
Furthermore, Lazio allows tourists to choose different kind of oeno-gastronomic itineraries showing the unique traditions and peculiarities of Latium cooking style.
In addition to this, nature is one of the other special features making our region an ideal place for vacations and relax.
Finally Lazio hosts lots of events, fairs and exhibitions in the frame of entertainment in general, all initiatives aimed at bettering tourist offer and making the region attractive both to strangers and Italian visitors.
(Taken from the Official site of Regione Lazio)
Take a look at the Lazio page on the CS wiki.
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