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 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
Italy Time: Central European Time (CET)
Clock showing current time now in Central European Time Zone
Current daylight saving dates for Europe
- Standard Time began: Sunday 29 October 2017 01:00 GMT. Clocks went back one hour.
- Standard Time ends: Sunday 25 March 2018 01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour.
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