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Italy

Official name of the stateItalian republic
Establishmentparliamentary republic
International abbreviation of the stateITA
International identification markI
Internet domain.it
Currencyeuro
CapitalRome (Roma)
OfficialeseItalian
Extent301 302
LowlandPo
MountainsAlpsMt. Blanc
ApenninesGrand Sasso d'Italia
WatersRiversPo, Tiber (Tevere)
SeasMediterranean: Tyrrhenian, Adriatic, Ionian, Ligurian
LakeGarda
IslandsSicily, Sardinia
PeninsulaApennian
Climatic zonesdry subtropic, damp mild
Military-political organizationNATO
EuroparliamentariesEuropean People's Party and European Democrats24
Party of Socialist Europe16
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe12
Greens and European Free Alliance2
Confederation of the European United Left and Nordic Green Left7
Europe of Independence and Democracy4
Union for Europe of the Nations9
Unclassified Parliamentaries4
Eurocommissionervice president, justice, freedom and securityFrattini
Population57 634 000
Regions (20)Valle d'AostaAosta
PiedmontTurin (Torino)
LiguriaGenoa (Genova)
LombardyMilan (Milano)
Trentino - Alto AdigeTrento
VenetoVenice (Venezia)
Friuli Venezia GiuliaTrieste
Emilia - RomagnaBologna
TuscanyFlorence (Firenze)
MarchesAncona
UmbriaPerugia
AbruzziL'Aquila
LatiumRome (Roma)
MoliseCampobasso
CampaniaNaples (Napoli)
Apulia (Puglia)Bari
BasilicataPotenza
CalabriaCatanzaro
SicilyPalermo
SardiniaCagliari
CitiesRome (Roma)2 775 250
Milan (Milano)1 369 231
Naples (Napoli)1 067 365
Turin (Torino)962 507
Palermo698 556
Genoa (Genova)678 771
Bologna404 378
Florence (Firenze)403 294
Bari342 309
Catania333 075
Venice (Venezia)309 422
Messina274 846
Verona258 946
Taranto244 033
Trieste231 047
Padua (Padova)218 186
Cagliari211 719
AglomeraceMilan (Milano)6 000 000
Naples (Napoli)3 000 000
Natural addition of inhabitants/year-0,1%
Longevity (men/women)75,9/82,4
Human raceEuropoid
LanguageItalianIndo-European, Romance
NationalitiesItalians95%
Sardinians2,5%
Rets1%
others1,5%
ReligionsRoman Catholic84%
without religion14%
other2%
Density191,3
Urbanization66,6%
GDP/inhabitant21 400
Inhabitants in agriculture6,9%
Inhabitants in industry21%
Electric energy80% thermal, 20% water (hydraulic)
Lines of procesing industry45% engineering, 15% textile, 10% chemical
Length of road sieve305 388
Length of gridiron19 503
The most important airportsRome, Milan, Sardinia
Literacy97,1%
Size of army344 600