Rome (Latin Roma, Italian Roma, both of [Roma]), officially Roma Capitale, the capital Italiens.Mit is about 2.9 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area, or around 4 million inhabitants in the agglomeration is the largest city in Italy. Rome is located in the Lazio region, on the banks of the river Tiber. Rome was v first in the 1st century. the poet Tibullus called Chr. Eternal City. This term, originally a Antonomasie, became a title of honor for the city because of the importance in their still three millennia-spanning story. Today it is the administrative center of the Lazio Region and the Metropolitan Municipality of Rome, 2015 Province of Rome. Within the city, the independent State of Vatican City is an enclave. The Vatican is the seat of the Pope, that is the Bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. In addition, Rome is the seat of the Military Order of Malta, which is an independent (non-governmental), however, subject of international law and the UN agencies FAO, IFAD and WFP. Rome is extremely rich in important buildings and museums and the destination of many tourists. The historic center of Rome, St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican City were declared by UNESCO in 1980 a World Heritage Site.