USS Enterprise-E in drydock

An Earth spacedock facility in orbit over Italy.

Italy was a country situated on a peninsula in the Mediterranean region of southern Europe on Earth, home of the Italian people. Italy's national flag was three vertical bands of green, white, and red. (TNG: "The Last Outpost", ENT: "First Flight")

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Cities Edit

In addition, the city of Trieste is the namesake for the bathyscaphe Trieste, after which which according to the Star Trek Encyclopedia the USS Trieste was named, the food Bologna is named after the Italian city with the same name, and Vinci was referenced in Leonardo's name, the latter part of which is not a surname but means "of Vinci". Furthermore, a map of Imola is shown on-screen in "Concerning Flight", although it was not intended to represent that city.

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Oceans and seas : Mediterranean Sea, ...

Lakes : Lake Como, ...

Rivers : Arno, Rubicon, ...

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History Edit

Italy's largest city, Rome was the birthplace and dominant capital city of the Roman Empire in early Earth history. (TOS: "Bread and Circuses")

During the Renaissance, Italy was home to many of Earth's greatest thinkers and artists, including Galileo Galilei and Leonardo da Vinci.

In 2143, the Ariane 1 assignment patch, which was on display in the 602 Club, bore the flag of ESA member Italy. (ENT: "First Flight")

In 2143, while orbiting Earth in the NX-Alpha, waiting for a glitch in the propulsion system to be cleared up at Starfleet Mission Control, A.G. Robinson noted that he saw Italy pass, several times. (ENT: "First Flight")

Geordi La Forge and Leah Brahms shared a passion for Italian food. Doctor Brahms was well known for her fungilli. (TNG: "Booby Trap")

During the 2370s, Captain Kathryn Janeway often worked in holodeck programs set in Italy, usually working with a representation of Leonardo da Vinci. (VOY: "Concerning Flight")

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