Rome city map
Roma city map. Rome city map (Lazio - Italy) to print. Rome city map (Lazio - Italy) to download. The city of Rome is located in the Lazio region of central Italy on the Tiber river (Italian: Tevere). The original settlement developed on hills which faced a ford beside the Tiber island, the only natural ford on the river as its shown in Rome city map. The historic center of Rome was built on seven hills as its shown in Rome city map: The Aventine Hill, the Caelian Hill, the Capitoline Hill, the Esquiline Hill, the Palatine Hill, the Quirinal Hill, and the Viminal Hill.
The city of Rome is traversed by another river, the Aniene, with joins the Tiber to the north of the historic center. Although the city center of Rome is about 24 kilometres (14.9 mi) inland from the Tyrrhenian Sea as its mentioned in Rome city map, the city territory extends to the shore, where the south-western Ostia district is located.
Historically, the urban limits of Rome were considered to be the area within the city walls, which were 12 miles (19 km) long by 270 C.E. Modern Romans frequently consider Roman urban area to be delimited by its ring-road, the Grande Raccordo Anulare, which circles the city center at a distance of about six miles (10 km) as its shown in Rome city map.
Located inland about 27 kilometers (17 miles) from the Tyrrhenian Sea as you can see in the Rome city map, Rome is the capital city of Italy. Within Rome enclave is Vatican City. The seat of the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church, Vatican City has been recognized as an independent state by the Italian government since 1929.