As you will realize for yourself on your Rome private tour Italy’s capital Rome is no doubt a mega city with a lot to offer to every visitor or resident. So are there some particular numerical statistics which can be thrown up and tossed around – which would further substantiate the grandiose nature of the city? Let’s find out!
Population in Numbers
The population of Rome throws up some interesting numbers. Firstly, Rome has a total of 2.8 million residents within city limits which makes it Italy’s biggest city by far. This also makes Rome Europe’s fifth largest city by population after London, Berlin, Madrid and Athens. Also, if we look at the metropolitan population of Rome, we are looking at numbers in the region of 3.2 to 3.8 million people which again make Rome one of the largest metropolitan regions in Europe.
Numbers in History
On your guided tour of Rome you will find that Rome has one of the most enigmatic histories of any similar city anywhere else in the world, spanning many centuries. For instance, it is known that Rome was established way back in 753 BC – easily one of the oldest cities in human civilization, which means that Rome has been around for more than two and a half thousand years!!
Rome by GaWC Rankings
GaWC is a think tank network based in the Geography department at Loughborough University in England that stands for Globalization and World Cities Research. Now, GaWC recognizes Rome as a beta+ World City also granting it the tag of world’s 28th most important global city.
Rome by touristic attractions and numbers
The popularity of Rome as a global touristic destination is of course easily well recognized. Specifically talking in numbers, over the course of our tour of Rome we find that latest estimates suggest it to be the world’s 11th most visited city, while also being the 3rd most visited city in the European Union. Not only that, if we are to look at tourist attractions within Italy, Rome emerges by far as the Number One destination that tourists – both domestic and international, head towards, in Italy.
Tourist attractions in Rome throw up additional numbers as well since the Colosseum and the Vatican both come within the purview of some of the world’s most visited sites among all touristic destinations globally.
So in summation, your Rome tour will certainly throw up lots of interesting numbers your way!
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