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                               Rome – one of the oldest cities in Europe
                               Rome is the capital of Italy and also containing the smallest independent country
                               in the world, called “Vatican City”. It is located in the central-western section of
                               the Italian Peninsula within Lazio along the Tiber River and has got about 4.3
                               million residents. As it is containing “Vatican City” it is also often called a “capital
                               of two states”.
                               Rome’s history lasts about 2500 years. The Roman Mythology is saying that it
                               has been founded around 753 BC. It is also said that Rome’s name is derived
                               from the first king called “Romulus”.
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