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Rome is the capital of Italy and the largest and most populous city in the country. It covers an area of 1,285 square kilometres and has nearly 3 million residents. Roma is also the largest of the 8,101 communes in Italy. According to legend, the city of Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, twin sons of the god Mars, who were left to die as babies and were rescued and suckled by a she-wolf. Whatever its true origins, it seems to have been established sometime around the 8th century BC. Since then, Rome has played a dominent role in history for over two and a half thousand years. It was the capital of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. It has been the seat of the Papacy since the 1st Century AD and subsequently the capital of the Papal States until the unification of Italy in 1870. Rome then became the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, and after the abolitionof the monarchy in 1946, it became the capital of the Italian Republic.Rome is truly one of the great cities of the world. Rich in history, beauty and culture, it has been an inspiration to countless generations of visitors. Even now, after nearly three thousand years, its appeal and charm are asstrong as ever. Every year, tourists continue to flock to Rome in their millions, you can be sure that they will not be disappointed.