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Italy Fast Facts
  • Country:
  • Italian Republic
  • Area:
  • 116,420 square miles / 301,400 square km
  • Population:
  • 60,000,000
  • Capital city:
  • Rome
  • Languages:
  • Italian
  • Currency:
  • Euro (EUR)
  • Country dialing code:
  • 39
  • Religion :
  • mainly Catholic
  • Electricity :
  • 220 volts AC, flat two or three pin plugs are used
  • Drives on :
  • Right

You could never quite describe Italy in full. The reason being Italy is different and varied. It is the largest part of Europe. The country that is the abode to the Pope has to be important to people who are religiously inclined. For sports lovers, Italy is the football champion. For a food lover Italy means pizza and spaghetti. It is fantastic how Italy fits into so many categories and tops them all. You could nick name Italy as anything however the best that Italy has is its golden beaches and the shadow of the great Alps.

Shopping in Italy could be fun but it could also mean that you end up burning a hole in your pocket. If you want to collect things from Italy, please focus on perfumes, artifacts and fashionable items. You could also look through books and buy something to read on your way back home.

Italian cuisine needs a mention here but do we really need a description of Italian food? Italy has been always fond of food and the far spread out reach of Italian food proves the point that it one of the best cuisine. The Italian cuisine’s specialty is that it could all be prepared at home and the preparation is never that grand. The Italian food is based on a simple way of preparation. They use good quality ingredients but not many ingredients. The Italians can cook almost anything with at the most four to six ingredients. Pizza and spaghetti has a wide reach across the world. Thus, you could be sure that if not anything else, you would get these two relatively known dishes. Italy is not full of surprises but is full of delicacies.

The night life of the country is not very famous however it has stood good over the years. You could enjoy the concerts and other open air performances. Also, there are a number of cafes and clubs for you to go get drunk and dance if that is what your idea of fun is. Though, Italy definitely has something more to offer.


Rome is historical and architecturally rich. The Rome has a lot of medieval structures. There are so many churches all around the city. The night life is active and pleasant. It welcomes you to its wonderful cafes and restaurants. Rome is modern as well as orthodox at the same time. What with Vatican and the modernized version of Rome. There are a few museums and some left over from Renaissance culture which makes for an amazing experience for people with a subtle sense of beauty.


One of the most popular honeymoon destinations of the world, Venice is built on water. Venice is the most beautiful and romantic city of the country and somebody once suggested me that my visit to the city could find you the love of your , while I was single. The truth is I never heeded the advice and I am still single. .


the city is a must visit on the list of every Italian visitor and it does you a lot of good to be here for some time. You could shop and enjoy the night life in the city.


The richest city of Europe, Milan is lined with magnificent galleries and posh shops etc. The city has an opera house and a striking cultural heritage. Milan is an art lover’s delight.


The city is vibrant and lively. There is still a lot of history left in the Naples even after the recent major renovation.

Life could not come a full circle until you have visited Italy at least once in a lifetime.
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