Centro storico - Rome city center

location
Piazza Navona, Rome

The historic center of Rome, enclosed within the Aurelian walls (on the left of the Tiber ) and the gianicolensi walls (on the right of the river), was recognized in 1980 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

It includes roughly 15 km² of surface area of ​​the municipal area, ie the sum of the surface of the 22 districts that comprise it, and today has 85,000 inhabitants. In the entire historic city, the value of over 25,000 points of environmental and archaeological interest is recognized, as recorded by the Quality Charter: in virtue of this, Rome is the city with the most monuments in the world.

The territory is divided into 22 districts, all within the Aurelian Walls , with the exception of Borgo and Prati.