Italy Statistics

  • Capital: Rome
  • Population: 61,482,297
  • GDP: $1,834,000,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    116,348 (sq miles)
    301,340 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: euro (EUR)

Italy Facts

  • Italy Facts... One birthday tradition in Italy is the child's ears are pulled as many times as how old they are turning. Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    When eating with guests, Italians do not usually hurry; a meal may last one to four hours. Compliments on the home and meal are appreciated... Learn More

  • In their Language... Italian is the official language. There are significant French and German-speaking minorities, and Slovene is spoken by some. Many Italians are bilingual. Learn More
  • Family... Strong, traditional ties bind the Italian family together. Family association is of great importance. A faster pace of life is affecting the extended family. With... Learn More
  • Fashion...

    Italy is a major center of the European fashion industry and Italians believe it is important to dress well at all times, regardless of where... Learn More



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