Located in the continent of Europe, Italy covers 294,140 square kilometers of land and 7,200 square kilometers of water, making it the 72nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 301,340 square kilometers.
Italy was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1720. The population of Italy is 61,261,254 (2012) and the nation has a density of 208 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Italy is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Italy are refered to as Italian.
The dialing code for the country is 39 and the top level internet domain for Italian sites is .it.
To learn more, visit our detailed Italy section.
|Density||208.3 / km2 ( 539.4 / mi2 )|
|GDP||2,140,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||34,932 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||294,140 km2 (113,568 mi2)|
|Water Area||7,200 km2 (2,780 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Switzerland, Austria, San Marino, Slovenia, The Holy See [Vatican]|
What is the capital of Italy?
Rome is the capital city of Italy. It has a population of 2,318,895, and is located on a latitue of 41.89 and longitude of 12.51.
Rome is also the political center of Italy, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Rome, the Capital Of Italy
|Elevation||52 meters over sea level|
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