- Name: Italy
(long form) Italian Republic
- Capital City: Rome (2,754,440 pop.)
- Italy Population: 61,482,297 (2013 est.)
- World Populations (all countries)
- Currency: Euro
- Ethnicity: Italian (includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south)
- GDP total: $1.98 trillion (2012 est.)
- GDP per capita: $30,100 (2012 est.)
- Land Sizes
- Language: 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)
- Largest Cities: (by population) Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Bari, Catania
- Name: The term Italia is from the Oscan language Víteliú, meaning "land of young cattle."
- National Day: June 2, Republic Day
Note: This is the anniversary of the 'Founding of the Republic.' in 1946.
- Religion: Roman Catholic 90% (approximately; about one-third practicing), other 10% (includes mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community)
A narrow street in the Jewish Ghetto, Rome
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