Rome Facts and Figures

"Rome facts and figures: From Rome population and time zone to currency and language..."

Before you even set foot in Rome Italy from one of the Rome Italy airports or Rome port of Civitavecchia it’s always good to know some facts about the city you will be visiting.

We’re starting with some facts and figures on Rome that will help you plan your trip and make it easy to compare “The Eternal City” to some other big cities in the world or other Mediterranean cruise ports you’ll be visiting…

Interesting Rome facts

Country: Italy

Continent: Europe

Region: Lazio

Local name: Roma

Coordinates: 41:53:57N 12:28:50E

Altitude: 20m / 66ft

Climate: Temperate, mild winters and long, dry, hot summers

Annual Mean Temperature: 7.4°C (45.3°F) in January; 25.7°C (78.3°F) in July

Average Annual Rainfall: 890 mm (35 in)

Weights and Measures: Metric

Rome Currency: Euro (EUR)

Rome Language: Italian

Time Zone: Central European Time (CET) (UTC+1) Summer: CEST (UTC+2)

City Population: 2.761.477

World population rank: 115

Ethnic Composition: Italian, German, French, Slovenes, Albanian-Italians, Greek-Italians

Area: 1,285,3 km2 (496.3 sq mi)

Airports: Rome Ciampino Airport Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport

Age: over 2500 years

Patron Saint: Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Saint day: 29 June

Dialing codes: +39 (Italy)

Area Code: 06

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