Italy has a rich history. italian cities (le città italiane) were originally run as city-states – little nations, each with its own government (il governo) and often ruled by a king (un re), a nobleman, or a small group of powerful citizens. In some cases political life was controlled by city dwellers, and in other cases by people of both the countryside and the city.
Some well-known Italian cities are:
Practice saying the following city-names out loud, after me in the video.
Music: Raffaella Carrà – Tanti auguri (1978)