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Rome celebrates 2775th birthday with historical parade

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Rome celebrates 2775th birthday with historical parade

Rome celebrates 2775th birthday with historical parade

Rome celebrated this week its birthday, known as "Natale di Roma (Rome's Christmas)", with four days of events based on the legendary foundation of the Italian capital by Romulus in 753 BC.


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