Facts About Italy

Facts About Italy

  • Location: Italy is located in Southern Europe

  • Language: Italian

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)

  • Population: 58,090,681 (July 2010 est.)

  • Land Size: 301,340 sq km

  • Capital: Rome

  • Borders: Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia, and Switzerland

  • Industries: tourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics

  • Agriculture: fruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives; beef, dairy products; fish

  • Land divisions: Italy has 15 regions and 5 autonomous regions
    regions: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio (Latium), Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Molise, Piemonte (Piedmont), Puglia (Apulia), Toscana (Tuscany), Umbria, Veneto (Venetia) autonomous regions: Friuli-Venezia Giulia; Sardegna (Sardinia); Sicilia (Sicily); Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-South Tyrol) or Trentino-Suedtirol (German); Valle d'Aosta (Aosta Valley) or Vallee d'Aoste (French)

  • Major Cities:Roma, Milano (Milan), Napoli (Naples), Torino (Turin), Palermo, Genova (Genoa), Bologna, Firenze (Florence), Catania, Bari

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