World Population

Rome Population

4,333,274

Rome (Latin:Roma) is the capital city of Italy as well as the capital of the Lazio region and located on the Tiber River of the Italian peninsula. According to istat, Rome population in 2020 is estimated to be 4.3 million, most populous metropolitan city in Italy, covering area of 1,285 sq km (496.3 sq mi). It is the third most populous city in the European Union and eleventh most visited city in the world. Once the capital of the ancient empire whose army is powerful in making it one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe, with a history that goes back over 2,500 years since its founding in 753 BC. The city used to serve the capital of Roman empire from 27 BC. The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of travertine limestone, tuff, and brick-faced concrete, it was the largest amphitheatre ever built at the time and held 50,000 to 80,000 spectators. The Colosseum is just east of the Roman Forum. Construction began under the emperor Vespasian in AD 72 and was completed in AD 80 under his successor and heir, Titus. Further modifications were made during the reign of Domitian (81–96). These three emperors are known as the Flavian dynasty, and the amphitheatre was named in Latin for its association with their family name (Flavius).

The Metropolitan City of Rome Capital covers almost one-third of the territory of Lazio. Metropolitan City of Rome comprises of the city of Rome and 121 other municipalities (comuni) in the suburbs of the city. With more than 4.3 million inhabitants, it is the largest metropolitan city in Italy. The Metropolitan City of Rome Capital is headed by the Metropolitan Mayor.
Rome City(2020)Metropolitan City of Rome(2020)
Population 2.8 million4.3 million
Area1,285 sq km5,363 sq km
Rank1 (Italy)103 (World)

Rome city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 1935
YearRome Population
19501,884,065
19552,085,350
19602,389,524
19652,714,352
19703,060,460
19753,282,552
19803,372,228
19853,504,408
19903,677,987
19953,744,654
20003,714,343
20053,778,139
20103,926,810
20113,957,247
20154,081,506
2020*4,234,019
2025*4,331,974
2035*4,460,004
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 1935 Rome city Population(UA)

The comunes with the largest populations are Guidonia Montecelio with 90,457, Fiumicino with 81,718, Pomezia with 64,417, Anzio with 57,951, Tivoli with 56,750, Velletri with 53,527, Civitavecchia with 52,806, Ardea with 50,953, Nettuno with 50,153.
Municipalities, ComuneMaleFemaleTotal Population,2020
Metropolitan City of Rome2,077,2382,256,0364,333,274
Affile7277361,463
Agosta8518871,738
Albano Laziale19,63121,24840,879
Allumiere1,9451,9693,914
Anguillara Sabazia9,5829,91719,499
Anticoli Corrado417431848
Anzio28,84929,10257,951
Arcinazzo Romano6426441,286
Ardea25,95524,99850,953
Ariccia8,9059,71318,618
Arsoli6787761,454
Artena6,9727,06114,033
Bellegra1,3601,4402,800
Bracciano9,0699,82818,897
Camerata Nuova218202420
Campagnano di Roma5,5595,92111,480
Canale Monterano2,0502,1484,198
Canterano192158350
Capena5,5285,43010,958
Capranica Prenestina175147322
Carpineto Romano2,0902,1884,278
Casape333345678
Castel Gandolfo4,2044,6658,869
Castel Madama3,6333,6307,263
Castel San Pietro Romano415438853
Castelnuovo di Porto4,2964,4158,711
Cave5,4755,50910,984
Cerreto Laziale5325491,081
Cervara di Roma248202450
Cerveteri18,82519,42438,249
Ciampino18,66220,45639,118
Ciciliano6596191,278
Cineto Romano285301586
Civitavecchia25,31527,49152,806
Civitella San Paolo1,0461,0172,063
Colleferro10,24511,01921,264
Colonna2,0762,2164,292
Fiano Romano8,0517,94015,991
Filacciano210224434
Fiumicino40,60541,11381,718
Fonte Nuova16,59116,93033,521
Formello6,5057,00013,505
Frascati10,91611,97022,886
Gallicano nel Lazio3,2543,2146,468
Gavignano9759471,922
Genazzano2,8812,9245,805
Genzano di Roma11,54912,20623,755
Gerano5976091,206
Gorga351351702
Grottaferrata9,65111,02520,676
Guidonia Montecelio44,87845,57990,457
Jenne168181349
Labico3,2123,2866,498
Ladispoli20,39721,40141,798
Lanuvio6,6316,62213,253
Lariano6,6586,84513,503
Licenza441455896
Magliano Romano7587451,503
Mandela457454911
Manziana3,8084,0067,814
Marano Equo398384782
Marcellina3,5933,5877,180
Marino22,34923,57345,922
Mazzano Romano1,5501,5573,107
Mentana11,50111,80523,306
Monte Compatri5,9766,15112,127
Monte Porzio Catone4,1764,4908,666
Monteflavio5756671,242
Montelanico1,0351,0842,119
Montelibretti2,4962,7165,212
Monterotondo20,30421,65441,958
Montorio Romano1,0231,0112,034
Moricone1,2591,2652,524
Morlupo4,1974,4728,669
Nazzano6906651,355
Nemi9719591,930
Nerola9509711,921
Nettuno24,85325,30050,153
Olevano Romano3,3143,3406,654
Palestrina11,04711,40422,451
Palombara Sabina6,4666,59013,056
Percile113102215
Pisoniano358378736
Poli1,1491,1722,321
Pomezia32,06632,35164,417
Ponzano,Romano5915521,143
Riano5,2825,31710,599
Rignano Flaminio5,0515,34810,399
Riofreddo368374742
Rocca Canterano10187188
Rocca di Cave178176354
Rocca di Papa8,7048,63717,341
Rocca Priora6,1636,09512,258
Rocca Santo,Stefano488461949
Roccagiovine126132258
Roiate329345674
Roma1,341,9401,495,3922,837,332
Roviano6246911,315
Sacrofano3,8113,9477,758
Sambuci424450874
San Cesareo8,0438,04916,092
San Gregorio da Sassola7517391,490
San Polo dei Cavalieri1,4321,3932,825
San Vito Romano1,6361,6293,265
Santa Marinella9,1659,78218,947
Sant'Angelo,Romano2,4752,5084,983
Sant'Oreste1,8121,8383,650
Saracinesco10270172
Segni4,4934,6999,192
Subiaco4,3514,4498,800
Tivoli27,73829,01256,750
Tolfa2,4852,4384,923
Torrita Tiberina5265441,070
Trevignano Romano2,8493,0365,885
Vallepietra124134258
Vallinfreda150137287
Valmontone7,9838,14316,126
Velletri26,17327,35453,527
Vicovaro1,8781,9243,802
Vivaro Romano8875163
Zagarolo9,2079,16418,371
Source ISTAT


Languages spoken in Rome

The official language spoken in Rome is Italian, many travellers from around the world will find many of locals speak English, especially at the popular spots and also who work in restaurants, hotels and places associated with tourism. The Ancient Roman Empire was a vast empire with people from different ethnicities speaking different languages, two major languages of the empire were Latin and Greek. The native language of the Romans was Latin, an Italic language grammar of which relies little on word order, Greek came to be the language spoken by that time as most of the Roman literature was written in Greek. Greek became the official language of the Byzantine government.


Rome History

Human occupation in Rome is presence more than 15,000 years. The civilisation began as an Italic settlement in the Italian Peninsula, Initially it grew into a city then subsequently gave it a name of Roman empire. Rome was believed to be founded in 753 BC by Romulus and Remus The Rome city grew from settlements near the river Tiber. By 70 BC Rome believed to have population around 55 to 60 million. A Claudian census which is popular for referencing around 47 AD Rome citizen population at just under 7 million people. Between 2,900 BC and 900 BC, the EEF/WHG started descended population of Rome. Roman civil engineering and military engineering constituted a large part of Rome superiority and legacy, and contributed to the construction of thousands of roads, theaters, bridges, aqueducts, baths and arenas. Many of the popular monuments, such as the Colosseum, Pont du Gard, and Pantheon remain as evidence to Roman engineering and culture. The Romans were renowned for their excellent architecture, which is with Greek traditions making into "Classical architecture". In the 1st century BC, According to engineering technological advances, Romans started to use concrete widely. Concrete came to lime light in the Europe in the late 3rd century BC. It was a powerful cement used as the main Roman building material and allowed for complex architectural forms. The Romans constructed numerous aqueducts to supply water to cities and industrial sites and to aid in their agriculture. By the third century, water is supplied to the city of Rome by 11 aqueducts with a total length of around 450 km. The population of the world circa 1 AD has been expected to be between 200 and 300 million people. By this time In 1 AD, the Rome population of the early empire under ruling of Augustus has been about 45 million. Roman power in the mid 2nd century AD, At the height of empire was comprised of some 65 million people in this region. By 1861 the Rome population is 194,500, and by 1901 it grew to 422,411 people. Rome population reached 1 million by 1935 and doubled to 2 million by 1960 in the span of 25 years and by 1981 the population of Rome is 2,840,259 inhabitants.

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