Italian cuisine is as varied as the regions of Italy, which extend from the snowy Alps to the semitropical Mediterranean. To many non-Italians, the food of Italy means pizza, spaghetti, ravioli, lasagne, veal or eggplant parmigiana, and minestrone.
Rochester, once a prosperous industrial and cultural center, the third-largest city in New York state, and the seat of Monroe county. It is situated at the falls of the Genesee River near Lake Ontario, between Buffalo and Syracuse, 260 miles (420 km) northwest of New York City.
Carpathian Mountains are an important mountain system of eastern Europe. Rising near Bratislava, Slovakia, the Carpathian Mountains swing in a great arc toward the east through parts of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine, and Romania
In 1492, a navigator crossed the Atlantic Ocean and landed in the New World. He was Italian, but he was sailing for Spain. The navigator was Christopher Columbus. Columbus is credited with the discovery of America.
Species become endangered for various reasons. But today almost all of them can be related directly or indirectly to human activity. Endangered status most frequently results from overhunting, loss of habitat and food, low population, or poisoning of the environment.
Rhode Island ranks 43rd in population among the 50 states, with 1,097,379 people, according to the 2020 U.S. census. There are about 1,061 people per square mile (410 per square kilometer). Rhode Island is the second-most-densely populated state.
Ryukyu Islands, a Japanese archipelago extending in an arc of 650 miles (1,050 km) between Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands, and the Chinese island of Taiwan. The Ryukyus separate the East China Sea from the Pacific Ocean. Their total area is 1,338 square miles (3,465 sq km).
Austin, a city in south-central Texas, is the state capital and the seat of Travis county. It is situated on the Colorado River, 75 miles (121 km) northeast of San Antonio. Austin, a city in south-central Texas, is the state capital and the seat of Travis county.
Lisbon is not only the governmental but the commercial center of the country. Its main commercial significance is as a seaport. A large number of the exports and imports of Portugal and Spain pass through its harbor