Today we have Rome facts! These fun facts are the most interesting facts about the capital of Italy, the city of Rome! Rome Italy is the home of St. Peter’s Basilica, Roman gladiators, and Roman emperors. Use these ancient Rome facts coloring pages at home or in the classroom.

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Let’s color some Rome facts!

The first Roman emperor was Caesar Agustus, not to be confused with Julias Caesar or the first ruler of Rome, Romulus. By the way – did you know that twin brothers Romulus and Remus, co-founders of Rome, had a big argument, thus Romulus killed his brother and that’s how he became the first ruler?

Let’s learn some more facts about Rome!

Rome Facts FOR KIDS

  1. Rome is the capital city of Italy and used to be the capital of the Ancient Rome Empire, which stretched across Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
  2. Rome earned the nickname “Eternal City” because of its influence and lasting impact on the world today.
  3. In 2019, this ancient city was the 17th most visited city in the world, with 10.32 million foreign tourists.
  4. The ancient Romans were known for their engineering marvels, such as the construction of aqueducts, roads, and monumental buildings that still stand in modern Rome.
  5. Rome is one of the best places to see feral cats: there are around 300,000 cats in Rome, 180,000 live with a family, and 120,000 are feral.
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All 496 square miles of Rome are really neat!
  1. Vatican City is an independent state within the city limits of Rome and is the spiritual and administrative center of the Roman Catholic Church. It is home to landmarks like St. Peter’s Basilica (largest church in the world), the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums.
  2. In 133 BCE, Rome became the first city in the world to reach a population of one million people.
  3. Trajan’s Market is believed to be the first shopping mall in history, built between the years 100 and 100 A.D.
  4. If you went to the toilet in ancient times in Rome, there would not be any toilet paper, just a sponge to wipe.
  5. One of the best things in Rome is the ancient ruins and monuments: they have the largest amphitheater in the world, Trevi fountain, the University of Rome, and the Roman forum.
Screenshot of a black and white coloring page with Rome facts and cute pictures of typical Italian things.
Palatine Hill in Rome is so very beautiful!


This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Rome Facts you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!



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