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Italy - Europe (EU)

Italian Republic / Repubblica Italiana / Italia

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Where is Italy?

Italy (Italian: Repubblica Italiana or Italia ) is a country in southern Europe.  Italy comprises a boot-shaped peninsula and two large islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia.  Italy shares its northern alpine boundary with France , Switzerland , Austria and Slovenia .

The independent countries of San Marino and the Vatican City (Holy See) are enclaves within Italian territory.

The capital of Italy is Rome .

conventional long form: Italian Republic
conventional short form: Italy
local long form: Repubblica Italiana
local short form: Italia
former: Kingdom of Italy


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Italy Time

Italy Time: Central European Time (CET)

Clock showing current time now in Central European Time Zone

Central European Time ( CET )

Central European Standard Time = GMT+1
Central European Summer Time = GMT+2

European clocks are now on

DAYLIGHT SAVING

When do clocks next change in Europe?

  • Daylight saving start: Sunday 26 March 2017  01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour.
  • Daylight saving end: Sunday 29 October 2017  01:00 GMT.Clocks go back one hour.

UK and Europe Clock Change Rules

What time zone is Italy in?

Italy is in the Central European Time Zone . Central European Standard Time ( CET ) is 1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).

Does Italy observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?

Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Italy, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour;  2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+2 ).

After the Summer months the time in Italy is shifted back by 1 hour to Central European Time (CET) or ( GMT+1 )

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