Flag of Italy Acrylic Fridge Magnet
Get a flag of Italy for yourself in the form of this lovely acrylic fridge magnet. Italy is a fantastic country to visit and is stuffed with amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites that attract the attention of thousands of tourists who visit Italy. Almost every city of Italy has something special for its visitors to see.
Some Facts about Italy's Flag
The Flag of Italy was changed numerous times; the flag that exists today was adopted in 1948 and has tricolor stripes printed on it. The current flag of Italy is rectangular while the one before it was square-shaped. The tricolor stripes on the current flag represent various things. Some people say that the red color symbolizes charity or the bloodshed during the freedom wars; the green color represents hope or the gorgeous plains of Italy and white color signify faith or the snow-covered mountains in Italy.
Some Info about Italy
Italy has a population of over sixty one million people and its nickname is Bel Paese, which means beautiful country. Its capital is Rome, which is often referred to as the "Eternal City." Italy is a democratic country; it mainly consists of Catholic Christians and its inhabitants speak Italian, German and French.
Famous Foods of Italy
Pizza is perhaps the most famous food of Italy. The original and in fact the most popular pizza of Italy is "Margherita." It is a simple yet very delicious pizza that has only mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil set on a pizza base. Other famous foods of Italy are Gelato, Tiramisu and Risotto. Gelato is the Italian version of ice cream; Tiramisu is a dessert made from coffee, biscuit and cream; and Risotto is a popular dish made from rice and broth.