Rome | Roma


"The Eternal City"




753 B.C.



European Union:



National Capital:

RegionalState Capital:

Population (City):

2 860 000

Population (Urban):


Population (Metro):

4 342 000

Population Density (km2):

2 200

Population Density (mi2):

5 800

Largest City in Italy

2nd Largest Metropolitan Area in Italy





Avg. Summertime High:

32 °C

89 °F

Avg. Summertime Low:

17 °C

63 °F

Warmest Month:


Coldest Month:


Avg. Wintertime High:

13 °C

55 °F

Avg. Wintertime Low:

2 °C

36 °F


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Rome has a countless number of landmarks and historical sites. The Colosseum is the most well-known but here you'll also find landmarks such as the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and the Vatican. The Roman Forum contains the preserved ruins of the Government buildings from the Roman Empire.


Snow covered street

A snow-covered street in a rare heavy snowfall in Rome in February 2012.

Scooters covered in snow

Scooters are covered in snow.

Cars with snow parked along a street

Cars covered in snow parked along a street.

Snowman on a street

A snowman on a street in Rome.

Car and scooter covered in snow

A parked car and scooter.


A street near Via del Corso, the main street cutting through central Rome.

Street covered in snow

A street covered in snow.

A couple walking in the driving lane of a street

The sidewalks were useless at the time due to them being too slippery. This city is not prepared for heavy snowfall.

The girls walking on a street

Three girls walking on the street near Fontana di Trevi.

Spanish Steps covered in snow

The Spanish Steps are covered in snow. It was a great danger to slip on the slippery surface.

Snow on Spanish Steps

The snow was enough to make snowballs.

Piazza di Spagna

Piazza di Spagna, at the foot of the Spanish Steps.

Skyline of Vatican City and Rome

Skyline view of Rome and the Vatican, with St. Peter's Basilica as a major feature.

Tourist taking a photo of Rome

A tourist taking a photo, with Rome and the Vatican in the background.

Fontana di Trevi

The Fontana di Trevi is a must-see in Rome.

Via del Corso

Via del Corso is the main street, but it's still very narrow.

Piazza del Quirinale

Piazza del Quirinale and Quirinal Palace, where this skyline picture is taken from, are the official residence of the President of Italy.

Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus is the ruins of an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium.

Arch of Constantine

Arch of Constantine stands near the main attraction of this ancient city...


The Colosseum is without doubt the most famous icon of Rome. Unfortunately for me, it was closed due to the snow.