The Lazio region encompasses 380 municipalities, many of which go to form, in southern Lazio, Two Women, regarded for its size, a real region, with particular ethnic, historical, social, cultural, linguistic and geographical.
According to historians, the area from the mountains of Abruzzo Ciociarian goes towards the Tyrrhenian Sea, to Fondi (LT) and the Southern end of the Roman Campagna (Valmontone, Signs, Colleferro) comes close to Caserta.
However this boundary was originally quite different, suffered 'changes when the Papal States, for legal requirements, added or removed any part of the territory, by establishing the Maritime province (the areas along the Tyrrhenian coast) and Country (the areas between the Garigliano and the Alban Hills), the current provinces of Latina and Frosinone, and part of the province of Rome.
This order was maintained until the Constitution of the Delegation of Frosinone, which in 1927 was elevated to the province, also became a province of Viterbo in the same year.
Later, in 1934, it was the foundation of Littoria, which in 1945 was renamed the Latin.
Originally a swamp, after countless attempts at reclamation, initiated by the Volsci, who dug the canal Rio Martino, continued by the Romans, later, by Pope Pius VI (Giovanni Angelo Braschi), in 1777, culminated with the land reclamation in 1932 (at the hands of peasants Emilia, Veneto, Friuli), when Valentino Orsolino Cencelli laid the foundation stone for the ª inaugurate the birth of the new city.
In the same year Benito Mussolini, realizing the grave mistake in not giving proper importance to the fact, rather than what he had done the foreign press, he went to the place, where he gave a speech (from the balcony of City Hall), announcing the next steps of development of the fertile plain.

The Second World War, caused considerable damage to the territory, including the destruction of the Abbey of Monte Cassino. The "Gustav Line" - created the German fortified line against the advancing allies - through, in fact, the Liri Valley-(Liri River), River Sangro and arrived in Pescara.
In the clash between the "Green Devils" of Hitler and the "Red Bulls" (Texas) American, the advance of the allies was dying in front of the Gustav Line. Center of the whole system of that "line" were the hills around Cassino, on which stood the impressive age-old Benedictine monastery, bombed by allies, convinced that the Germans took refuge there.


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