Timepieces
World Clock USAAll World ClocksAll timepieces
Time Gadgets
Time ConverterEvent TimeAll gadgets
Time Zones
Timezone mapUSA timezonesEurope timezonesAsia timezones
Info
What is GMTAll guides

Italy Facts

Facts about Italy

Capital of Italy

Rome, Italy

Total Area of Italy

total: 301,230 sq km
land: 294,020 sq km
water: 7,210 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and Sicily

Population of Italy

61,261,254 (July 2012 est.)

Languages of Italy

Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area).

English is widely understood in tourist areas

Literacy in Italy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.4%
male: 98,8%
female: 98% (2001 census)

Religions in Italy

Italy is predominately Roman Catholic with mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community

Life Expectancy in Italy

total population: 81.86 years
male: 79.24 years
female: 84.63 years (2012 est.)

Government Type of Italy

republic

Currency in Italy

Euro (EUR) note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries . See Euro for currency conversion.


Rate this page

Thanks for rating!

Let us know what we can do to make this page better:Send
placeFast Find - start by typingGMT Tools - check and bookmarkTime ConverterWhen to Call?USA Phone Area LookupEvent Time AnnouncerCurrency ConverterEurope ClockWhat is GMT?