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This section contains a series of useful links and information that may be helpful to you during your stay in Italy, in the region of Umbria and within the Province of Perugia.

General info (Italy)

Official country denomination: Repubblica Italiana
Official language: Italian
Capital: Rome  (2 823 804 inh. / 2004)

Politics
Government: parliamentary republic
Indipendence: March 17th 1861
UN admission: December 14th 1955
EU admission as a founding member: March 25th 1957

Area
Total land area: 301,338 km²  (69°)
% water surface: 2,4 %

Population
Total (October 2006 censor): 59,093,092 inh.  (23°)
Density: 196.1 inh./km²  (40°)

Geography
Continent: Europe
Time zone: GMT +1

Various
TLD: .it
International dialing code: +39
Car identification letter: I
National anthem: “Il Canto degli Italiani”, better known as the “Inno di Mameli” or “Fratelli d’Italia”
National holiday: June 2nd

 

Regional information (Umbria)

Regional capital: Perugia

Major tourist destinations: Assisi, Perugia, Gubbio, Todi, Orvieto, Lake Trasimene, Norcia, Spoleto, Campello sul Clitunno, Montefalco, Corciano, Trevi, Spello, Bevagna, Marmore falls.

Typical local dishes: torta al testo, strangozzi al tartufo nero, barbozza, crostini al tartufo, umbrichelli in salsa di Trasimeno, ciriole alla ternana, strangozzi alla spoletina, zuppa di ceci, palombaccio, gallina ubriaca, torello alla perugina.

Typical local desserts: Torcolo di San Costanzo, Rocciata di Assisi, Brustengolo, Frittelle di San Giuseppe.

Leading wines: Sagrantino di Montefalco, Grechetto di Assisi, Vernaccia di Cannara, Trebbiano Spoletino, Grechetto di Todi, Bianco di Torgiano, Rubesco Lungarotti.

Main events: Umbria Jazz, Eurochocolate, Corpus Domini, Ceri di Gubbio, Calendimaggio, San Francesco d’Assisi, La Quintana, Le Gaite, Palio delle Barche, Frantoi Aperti, consult the UmbriaOnline for more detailed information.

Dailies and periodicals

Il Corriere della Sera

Il Sole 24 Ore

The Economist

The Wall Street Journal

Le Monde

The Financial Times

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