Rome is the capital city of Italy and furthermore fills in as the capital of the Lazio district. It is additionally the nation's most populated commune. It is the fourth-most crowded city in the European Union. Rome is situated in the focal western segment of the Italian Peninsula, inside Lazio, along the shores of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an autonomous nation inside the city limits of Rome, the main existing case of a nation inside a city.
Rome has the status of a worldwide city. In 2016, Rome positioned as the fourteenth most-visited city on the planet, third most visited in the European Union and the most famous vacation spot in Italy. Its noteworthy focus is recorded by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Landmarks and historical centers, for example, the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum are among the world's most visited visitor goals. Rome city additionally facilitated the 1960 Summer Olympics. Rome is the seat of a few specific offices of the United Nations, for example, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Food Program (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
As indicated by the GaWC investigation of world urban areas, Rome is a beta + city, positioning beneath Milan. In the event that Rome was a nation, it would be the world's 52nd most extravagant nation by GDP, close to the size to that of Egypt. On a worldwide level, Rome's laborers get the 30th most noteworthy wages in 2009, coming three spots higher than in 2008, in which the city positioned 33rd. Its business region, called EUR, is the base of numerous organizations engaged with the oil business, the pharmaceutical business, and monetary administrations. Rome is additionally an imperative mold and configuration focus on account of famous worldwide brands focused in the city. Rome's Cinecittà Studios have been the arrangement of numerous Academy Award-winning films. Rome has a Mediterranean atmosphere with cool, moist winters and warm, dry summers. Its normal yearly temperature is over 20 °C amid the day and 10 °C during the evening. December, January, and February are the coldest months, with an everyday mean temperature of 8 °C (46 °F). Snowfall is uncommon however not incomprehensible, with light snow or whirlwinds happening relatively every winter, for the most part without collection, and significant snowfalls roughly once at regular intervals. Ocean temperatures shift from a low of 13 °C in February and March to a high of 24 °C in August