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Rome (AKA Roma) is the capital and largest city of Italy. It is located in the central-western part of the country on the banks of Tiber river in the region of Lazio. The independent city of Vatican is located within the city boundaries of Rome. Once center of the great Roman Empire, nowadays the city is among the most popular cultural tourist destination in the world.
City population 2,865,151 (2014).
Italian Social Republic