Salisburgo

Salisburgo è una città (150.378 abitanti) dell’Austria centro-settentrionale, capitale dell’omonimo Stato federato, a circa 300 km ad ovest di Vienna. È una città conosciuta nel mondo per la sua architettura barocca italianeggiante, per il suo rapporto con la musica – diede i natali a W. A. Mozart ed è ancora oggi sede di grandi manifestazioni musicali – e con le Alpi. Salisburgo è Patrimonio dell’umanità dell’UNESCO.

 

Abruzzo

Abruzzo is a region in south/central Italy, its western border lying less than 50 miles east of Rome. Abruzzo borders the region of Marche to the north, Lazio to the west and south-west, Molise to the south-east, and the Adriatic Sea to the east. Geographically, it is more of a central than southern region, though ISTAT (the Italian statistical authority) considers it part of Southern Italy, a vestige of Abruzzo’s historic association with the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

 

Italy

Italy Listen/ˈɪtəli/, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps. To the south, it consists of the entirety of the Italian Peninsula, Sicily, Sardinia–the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea–and many other smaller islands.

 

Abbey of Santo Spirito d’Ocre

The fortified monastery was built in 1226 on an ancient religious building, existing since 1222. In 1248 Santo Spirito became a Cistercian abbey, founded by the mother abbey of Casanova, line of Clairvaux, and it was ruled by the Cistercians until 1692.

The monastery is located in a fraction of L’Aquila, Abruzzo.

 

Sudan

Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan and sometimes called North Sudan, is an Arab state in North Africa bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west and Libya to the northwest. Internally, the Nile divides the country into eastern and western halves.

 

Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip is a territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that borders Egypt on the southwest (11 km) and Israel on the east and north (51 km). It is 41 kilometres long, and from 6 to 12 kilometres (to mi) wide, with a total area of 365 square kilometres . The population of Gaza Strip is about 1.7 million people. The population is predominantly Sunni Muslim. With a yearly growth rate of about 3.2%, the Gaza Strip has the 7th highest population growth rate in the world.

 

Aqaba

For the town in the West Bank, see Aqabah, West Bank. Aqabaالعقبة —  City  — File:Aqaba3. jpg Official seal of Aqaba Nickname(s): The Bride of the Red Sea Motto: Turn Sand Into Gold Aqaba is located in JordanAqabaAqaba Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:29.5167|N|35|E|type:city(103100)_region:JO|||| | |name= }} Country 22x20px Jordan Governorate Aqaba Governorate Founded 3989 B.C.

 

Jordan

Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East, on the East Bank of the River Jordan, consisting roughly of the historic region of Palestine. Jordan borders Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north and Israel to the west, sharing control of the Dead Sea with the latter. The desert kingdom emerged out of the post-World War I division of the Middle East by Britain and France.

 

Red Sea

The Red Sea is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia. The connection to the ocean is in the south through the Bab el Mandeb strait and the Gulf of Aden. In the north, there is the Sinai Peninsula, the Gulf of Aqaba, and the Gulf of Suez (leading to the Suez Canal). The Red Sea is a Global 200 ecoregion. The sea is underlain by the Red Sea Rift which is part of the Great Rift Valley. The Red Sea has a surface area of roughly 438,000 km² (169,100 mi²).

 

Libya

Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres, Libya is the 17th largest country in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is home to 1.7 million of Libya’s 6.4 million people.

 

Austria

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked country of roughly 8.47 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,855 square kilometres and has a temperate and alpine climate.

 

Lazio

Lazio is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy, situated in the central peninsular section of the country. With about 5.7 million residents and a GDP of more than 170 billion euros, Lazio is the third most populated region of Italy, and has the second largest economy of the nation. Its capital is Rome, capital and largest city of Italy.