I write this thread becouse Kosovo Je Sjrbia is continuing to use them wrong, spreading wrong informations consequently also about my region.
Italy is divided in a North, a Centre, a South and the major Isles. The three parts are so divided:
Northern regions: Valle D'Aosta/Valée D'Aoste, Piedmont, Lombardy, Ligury, Trentino-Alto-Adige, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna.
Central regions: Tuscany, Umbria, Marche, Lazio, Abruzzo and Molise.
Southern regions: Apulia, Campania, Calabria, Basilicata.
Isles: Sicily and Sardinia (both indipendent).
Sometimes, for historical reasons, some regions that geographically lye in one of these areas have been influenced by the near regions. Romagna is Northern Italy but its history and traditions are more central. Abruzzo, Southern Lazio, Southern Marche and Molise are almost totally Southern economically and linguistically (except Western Abruzzo for what concerns the language and Southern Marche for economy) while other traditions and geography link them to the centre.
The economical and linguistic differences depend mostly on the historical division of Italy in three macro-areas: the little Northern Italian States and towns, the State of the Church and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Sometimes these ex States didn't respected totally the geographical borders.
I specify this becouse these 3 geographical areas are very different in lanscapes, climates, etc.etc. and it's time that people who are ignorant about Italy stop to waffle about us.