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Italy's Information

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Land Area 294,140 km2
Water Area 7,200 km2
Total Area 301,340 km2
Population 62,007,540
Population Density 205.77 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $2,220.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $36,300
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Rome (2,318,895)
  • Milano (1,236,837)
  • Napoli (959,470)
  • Turin (870,456)
  • Palermo (648,260)
  • Genoa (580,223)
  • Bologna (366,133)
  • Florence (349,296)
  • Catania (290,927)
  • Bari (277,387)
  • 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
    (conversion rates)

    euro

    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Italian (includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south)
  • Holidays
  • 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)
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