Rome (Italian: Roma) it is the capital and largest city of Italy. It has a population of 2 866 761, it is also one of the oldest cities of the world and the first megalopolis in Europe, founded by Romolo in 753 B.C.
In the Metro Universe
The metro of Rome is still used by the inhabitants of Rome, and most of it remains intact. But due to the situation on the ground most of the metro stations are not habitable, except for some like the EUR station or the station Aurelia. However, the state of the other stations is unknown. In the Catacomb of Callixtus, the Cardinal Albani and the rest of the Swiss Guard have taken refuge within the New Vatican, with the cooperation of the evil Family Moro, who have the power in the Commune.
Rome appears to have suffered less damage than other big cities, like Moscow. In fact, depending on the zone of the city, some people have managed to survive on the surface, although the ones who managed to do so have regressed to a tribal and cannibalistic state, being also exposed to large amounts of radiation, becoming similar to zombies. The Swiss Guard uses those cannibals as an initiation rite for those who join them, in what they call the Trier.
Rome appears in the following Universe of Metro 2033 books:
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