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What is the story behind the Trevi Fountain?

The fountain was built at the end of an aqueduct (Aqua Virgo) that was constructed in 19BC. The Aqua Virgo was built by Augustus’s son-in-law Agrippa to supply water for the Roman Baths. The water for the fountain comes from the Salone Springs about 14 miles outside of Rome.

How much money is collected from the Trevi Fountain?

Some estimates say that the Trevi Fountain takes in about €3,000 every day. That adds up to around $3,300 USD (depending on the exact exchange rate). I imagine this average is much higher on some of the busiest days of the year, but it works out to around US $1.

What are the five Romance languages?

The five most widely spoken Romance languages by number of native speakers are Spanish (470 million), Portuguese (250 million), French (150 million), Italian (90 million), and Romanian (25 million). These languages evolved from Vulgar Latin between the third and eighth centuries.

What’s the rarest language?

6 of the Rarest Languages Still Spoken Today

  • Njerep. Having already become extinct in one country (Cameroon), Njerep, a Bantoid language, is spoken in Nigeria by only 4 individuals. …
  • Kawishana. Spoken near the Japura River in Brazil, Kawishana (Kaixana) was once a popular language utilized by many. …
  • Paakantyi. …
  • Liki. …
  • Sarcee. …
  • Chemehuevi.

What is the #1 language?

Keeping Language Traditions Alive

Rank Language Total Speakers
1 English 1,132M
2 Mandarin Chinese 1,117M
3 Hindi 615M
4 Spanish 534M

What is the most attractive language in the world?

The 10 Most Beautiful Languages in the World

  • Italian. Let’s start with one that most of us can agree on, the language of Dante, da Vinci and Pavarotti. …
  • Czech. There is something really wonderful about Czech, the westernmost branch of the Slavic language family. …
  • Finnish. …
  • Cherokee. …
  • Bengali.

What is the hardest word to spell?

Top 10 Hardest Words to Spell

  • Misspell.
  • Pharaoh.
  • Weird.
  • Intelligence.
  • Pronunciation.
  • Handkerchief.
  • logorrhea.
  • Chiaroscurist.