Italy
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

Contact Datacentre
Population
59,359,900 Source
See latest population
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to Italy

Flag Description
three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red; design inspired by the French flag brought to Italy by Napoleon in 1797; colors are those of Milan (red and white) combined with the green uniform color of the Milanese civic guard

note: similar to the flag of Mexico, which is longer, uses darker shades of red and green, and has its coat of arms centered on the white band; Ireland, which is longer and is green (hoist side), white, and orange; also similar to the flag of the Cote d'Ivoire, which has the colors reversed - orange (hoist side), white, and green

Independence / Republic Days
Independence Unification 17 March 1861
- Republic 2 June 1946

National symbol(s)
white, five-pointed star (Stella d'Italia)

National anthem
name: "Il Canto degli Italiani" (The Song of the Italians)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Goffredo MAMELI/Michele NOVARO
note: adopted 1946; the anthem, originally written in 1847, is also known as "L'Inno di Mameli" (Mameli's Hymn), and "Fratelli D'Italia" (Brothers of Italy)

Capital
Rome

Weather in Italy
Click here

Calling code
39

Currency
Euro (€)2 (EUR)

Geographic Coordinates
41°54'N 12°29'E

Official language
Italian

Location
Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia

Geographic coordinates
42 50 N, 12 50 E

Map references
Europe

Area
total: 301,340 sq km
country comparison to the world: 72
land: 294,140 sq km
water: 7,200 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and Sicily

Area - comparative
Area comparison map:

Coastline
7,600 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
continental shelf: 200 m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
highest point: Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) de Courmayeur 4,748 m (a secondary peak of Mont Blanc)

Nationality
noun: Italian(s)
adjective: Italian

Languages
Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German-speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)

Budget
revenues: $984 billion
expenditures: $1.052 trillion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
47.6% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 18

For details, contact Datacentre

Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
See the location and aprox size of this country at the end. This country looks smaller in the world map and much smaller in the Universe. You are just 1 citizen of this world. But you and this country have far greater social, health, climate responsibility. For details, contact Datacentre.
The world map shared below gives you an idea as to where is this country in this large world.
The world map is just an image and not 100% right in dimension.