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Italy : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Italy
Continent Europe
Location 41.87190 N, 12.56740 E
Map of Italy  Map of Italy
Flag  Italy flag
Area 301,338 km²
Coastline 4,700 miles
Neighboring Countries San Marino

Croatia

Monaco

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Slovenia

Montenegro

Liechtenstein

Albania

Austria

Switzerland

Malta

Serbia

Macedonia

Hungary

Greece

Andorra

Czech Republic

Tunisia

Slovakia

France

Luxembourg

Germany

Bulgaria

Romania

Poland

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)

CEST (UTC +2)

Population 59.797 million (2017)
Symbol  Italy symbol
Founded 1st January, 1958
Republic Day 2nd June, 1946
President Sergio Mattarella
Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni
President of the Senate Pietro Grasso
President of the Chamber of Deputies Laura Boldrini
National Anthem ‘’II Canto degli Italiani”
National Animal Wolf
National Bird Bluebirds
National Flower Lily
National Game Soccer
National Tree Olive, Oak
National Drink Limoncello
National Color Green
National Dance Tarantella
National Poet Giosue Carducci
National Language Italian
Seasons in Italy Winter Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Autumn Season

Prestigious Awards of Italy Civilian Awards – Order of the Star of Italy, Order of the Crown of Italy

Military Awards – Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Golden Medal of Military Valour

Literature Awards – Strega Prize, Premio Campiello, Urania Award, Premio Fernanda Pivano, Premio Friuli Storia, Rapallo Carige Prize, Zeilli-Marimo Prize for Italian Fiction

Cinema Awards – David di Donatello, Nastro d’Argento, Flaiano Prizes

Religion in Italy Christianity (83.3%

No Religion (12.4%)

Islam (3.7%)

Buddhism (0.2%)

Hinduism (0.1%)

Other Religion (0.3%)

Average Marriage age in Italy 34.2 years for men and 31.3years for women
Capital Rome (410 54’N 120 29’E)
Number of Regions 20 Regions

Abruzzo

Aosta Valley

Apulia

Basilicata

Calabria

Campania

Emilia-Romagna

Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Lazio

Liguria

Lombardy

Marches

Molise

Piedmont

Sardinia

Sicily

Trentino-South Tyrol

Tuscany

Umbria

Veneto

Largest Region in Italy Lombardy
Smallest Region in Italy Aosta Valley
Number of Cities 144 Cities
Largest City in Italy Rome
Smallest City in Italy Scandicci
Literacy rate 99.4% (males)

99.0% (females)

Type of Government Republic

Unitary State

Constitutional Republic

Parliamentary Republic

GDP PPP – $2.234 trillion (2016)

Nominal – $1.850 trillion (2017)

GDP per capita $36,833 (2016)
Total number of Political parties in Italy 9 political parties
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code  +39c
Internet TLD .it
ISO 3166 code IT
Festivals of Italy Carnevale

Carnevale di Viareggio

Ivrea Carnevale

Rome Marathon

Vinitaly

Settimana della Cultura

Gelato Festival

Artichoke Festival

Sagre del Limone

Volgalonga Regatta

Monuments Colosseum

St. Peter’s Basilica

Vatican Museums

Duomo di Monreale

Florence Cathedral

Ducal Palace

St Mark’s Basilica

Siena Cathedral

Ponte Vecchio

Tower of Pisa

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Italy 25 National parks

20 Nature Reserves

Longest River in Italy Po River
Largest Lake Lake Garda
Highest Mountain in Italy Mont Blanc
Highest waterfall in Italy Cascata delle Marmore
Biggest Airport in Italy Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino
Biggest dam in Italy Vajont Dam
Tallest building in Italy Allianz Tower
Richest person of Italy Maria Franca Fissolo
Best places to visit in Italy Rome

Tuscany

Venice

Pompeii

Amalfi Coast

Milan

Cinque Terre

Sicily

Italian Lake District

Naples

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