Italy is the land of wine and everything fine! Here are 5 facts about it!
1. THERE IS A FOUNTAIN THAT FLOWS RED WINE 24-HOURS A DAY
Found in Caldari Di Ortona, anybody can drink from the wine fountain, but it is primarily to quench the thirst of those taking the Camino di San Tommaso pilgrimage.
A good news for all wine lovers.
2. ITALY IS THE FIFTH MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN EUROPE
Italy has almost 61 million inhabitants in total. In terms of population in Europe, Italy comes in at fifth place. But when it comes to Land Area, it’s only the 10th biggest country in Europe.
3. MORE THAN 30% OF ITALIANS DON’T USE THE INTERNET
This is quite a feat in the digital age that is today. Of course, this is mostly true for the older generations. A study in 2017, showed that up to 40% didn’t use the internet. This is common for many countries.
Although, more than 92% people aged between 14-34, stated that they use the internet daily.
4. ITALY HAS THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Italy is home to 50 UNESCO world heritage sites that just waiting for you to come, explore and admired within Italy’s borders – the most popular of them being Colosseum. Other notable ones include Duomo di Milano, Historic Center of Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pompei, City of Verona, Venice and the Dolomites just to mention a few.
5. THE LARGEST PRODUCER OF WINE
Italy’s toughest competitor for the title of the largest Producer of wine is Spain. The lead keeps shifting between Italy and Spain depending on the harvest and weather. The wine in Italy is one of the best and comes in various sizes and prices.