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Rome, Italy

In Rome you can go visit many places!! One of those places are the Colosseum. The colosseum is an elliptical amphitheatre in the center of Rome. The construction started in 70 to 72A.D. and was completed in 80A.D. for gladiator fights. It is estimated that about 500,000 people and over a million wild animals died in the colosseum. All of the damages to the outside and inside is from devastating earthquakes over the ages. Rome has an estimated population of 2,731,996 in a land area of 496.3 square miles. The GDP per capita is $38,996. The body of water near it is the red sea.

Posted by ddougherty 07:02 Archived in Italy

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