Rome is the capital and largest city in Italy and fourth largest city in the E.U. at nearly 4 million people in thegreat metropolitan area. Vatican city is an independent country within the city boundary.
The Salton Sea is the largest lake in California. It was created as an accident in the early 1900s as engineers were diverting water from the Colorado River. At the lake's deepest point it is 5 feet higher in elevation than Death Valley (230' below sea level).
The capital of Chili, Santiago was founded in the mid-1500's. and sits at the base of the Andes in Chili's Central Valley. The greater metropolitan area is now home to more than 7 million people.