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Geography Statistics of Italy

  • Coastline: 7,600 km (4,729.25 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 113,567 sq miles (294,140 sq km)
    (water) 2,780 sq miles (7,200 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 116,347 sq miles (301,340 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: (20) Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Molise, Piemonte, Puglia, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana, Trentino-Alto Adige, Umbria, Valle d'Aosta and Veneto.
  • Regions Map
  • Regions (largest by population) Lombardy, 9,393,092
  • Regions (largest by size) Sicily, 25,707 sq km
  • Horizontal Width: 253 km (157 miles) from Pisa east to Ancona
  • Vertical Length: 550 km (885 miles) from Milan southeast to Cosenza

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (6) Austria, France, Vatican, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland
  • Geographic Center: About 115 km (71 miles) north of Rome

    Note: Geographic center does not take into account the islands of Sardinia and Sicily
  • Highest Point: Mount Blanc, 4,748 m (15,577 ft.)
  • Lowest Point: Mediterranean Sea, 0 m (0 ft.)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

Italy Photographs

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Po River flowing through Turin, Italy

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Italy regions & their capitals

Region Capital Quick Reference
Abruzzo L'Aquila
Aosta Valley Aosta
Apulia Bari
Basilicata Potenza
Calabria Catanzaro
Campania Napoli
Emilia-Romagna Bologna
Friuli-Venezia Giulia Trieste
Lazio Rome
Liguria Genoa
Lombardy Milano
Marche Ancona
Molise Campobasso
Piedmont Turin
Sardinia Cagliari Sardinia
Sicily Palermo Sicily
Trentino-South Tyrol Trento
Tuscany Florence
Umbria Perugia
Veneto Venice

Countries of Europe

This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.