Italy TravelRome By The Numbers

Rome By The Numbers
Published on Sunday, October 6, 2013 by

Ever thought about Rome in terms of numbers? We did and here are the numbers that tell the story of the Eternal City:

7 – Number of hills in Rome.
15 miles – Distance from central Rome to the sea.
43 years- Average age of a Roman resident.
70.5 degrees – Average high temperature in October, in Fahrenheit.
108.7 acres – Size of Vatican City.
800 square meters – Size of the Michelangelo’s masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
900+ – Number of churches in the city; most are Roman Catholic.
3,000€ – Amount of coins thrown into the Trevi Fountain daily.
50,000+ people – Capacity of the Colosseum in its prime.

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