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Italy Quiz on a Map

Benvenuto a tutti ! In this original quiz, all the answers to geographical, historical and cultural questions will appear somewhere in the map. Try to complete it!
Population by city proper, not urban area (from citypopulation.de)
Famous battles are depicted by red crosses, famous monuments by grey castles, natural wonders by green leaves and famous people by purple men
Mountain ranges are light brown while mounts are dark brown - volcanoes are smoking mounts
Regions do NOT necessarily correspond to administrative regions
Quiz by YungBabass
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Last updated: July 3, 2021
First submittedJuly 3, 2021
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MEDITERRANEAN SEATYRRHENIAN SEALIGURIAN SEAADRIATIC SEAIONIAN SEAAUSTRIAFRANCESLOVENIASWITERLAND1. VATICAN CITY2. SAN MARINOCROATIABOSNIAHUNGARYSICILYSARDINIATUSCANY1.2.
 
Bordering Countries
Austria
France
San Marino
Slovenia
Switzerland
Vatican City
 
Bordering Seas/Oceans
Mediterranean Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea
Ligurian Sea
Adriatic Sea
Ionian Sea
 
Rivers
Po
Adige
Tiber
 
Montain Ranges/Chains
Apennines
Alps
 
Mounts
Mont Blanc
 
Volcanoes
Mount Etna
Mount Vesuvius
Population
Biggest Cities
2,283,809
Rome
1,397,715
Milan
940,940
Naples
848,196
Turin
640,720
Palermo
 
 
Fact
Other Cities
Home to the oldest university in the Western world
Bologna
Capital city of the Western Roman Empire from 402 until its end
Ravenna
Ancient Greek settlment founded in 734 BC
Syracuse
Former (only) seaport of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Trieste
"La Serenissima"
Venice
Description
Regions
Largest island in the Mediterranean Sea
Sicily
Second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea
Sardinia
Birthplace region of the Italian Renaissance
Tuscany
 
 
Desctiption
Monuments
Symbol of the city of Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Main art museum in Florence
Uffizi Gallery
Largest stadium in ancient Rome
Circus Maximus
 
 
Description
Natural Wonders
Coastal area literally meaning 'Five Lands'
Cinque Terre
Most beautiful lake according to the Huffington Post in 2014
Lake Como
Link with City
Famous People
Arpino: this Roman statesman, who ended the second Catilinarian conspiracy, was born there
Cicero
Genoa: this great discoverer was a sailor from this Republic
Christopher Columbus
Florence: this 'magnificent' man was the ruler of the city during its Golden Age
Lorenzo de Medici
 
 
Link with City
Pieces of Art
Florence: this sculpture of a Biblical figure by Michelangelo is one of the many masterpieces of the city
David
Florence: this painting of a Roman Godess by Botticelli is one of the many masterpieces of the city
The Birth of Venus
Verona: the two lovers of this English tragedy live in this city
Romeo and Juliet
 
 
Date
Battles
216 BC: roman defeat against Carthage during the Second Punic War
Battle of Cannae
1944: serie of assaults by the Allies during WII with the intention to take Rome
Battle of Monte Cassino
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Level 73
Jul 3, 2021
Great map, let's hope this gets more attention
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Level 44
Jul 3, 2021
Thanks, I hope too :D
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Level 73
Jul 21, 2021
I see this has been spotlighted, congrats!
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Level 50
Jul 3, 2021
Wow! Impressive work, and very original SVG. Nominated again! I only got 35/45 on this one.
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Level 60
Jul 3, 2021
Suggoi wa Map desu ne (人*´∀`)。*゚+
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Level 71
Jul 5, 2021
Really cool quiz! Very artistic, I haven't seen anything else like this on JetPunk. Nominated, and hope this gains popularity :)
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Level 64
Jul 23, 2021
Nicely done quiz, I love the map. I have to ask though, is the stadium one intended to be a trick question? Because I typed colosseum expecting that to work considering it basically is a stadium, no?