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Italy Google map

Google maps, short information, Hotel Booking and detailed facts of Italy, (ITA). This page enables you to explore Italy and its border countries (location: Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia) through detailed Satellite imagery - fast and easy as never before Google maps. Find comprehensive information below about the country (ITA) in its diversity: geography, economy, science, people, culture, environment, government and history - All in One on Driving Directions and Maps portal!

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Italy Google map

The map below shows Italy with cities, towns, highways, main roads, streets and Street Views. To find a location, place or landmark, use the following form and click on the "Show Map" button.


 

The Google map above is showing Italy in Europe (geographic coordinates: 42 50 N, 12 50 E) with international borders; total: 1,836 km
Border countries: Austria 404 km, France 476 km, Holy See (Vatican City) 3 km, San Marino 37 km, Slovenia 218 km, Switzerland 698 km furthermore inland counties boundaries.

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Short facts about Italy, Europe

Name of the country: Italy Abbrevation of Italy: Italy Capital of Italy:
Located: Europe Land area: total: 301,340 sq km
land: 294,140 sq km
water: 7,200 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and Sicily
Location: Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia
Geographic coordinates: 42 50 N, 12 50 E Terrain: mostly rugged and mountainous; some plains, coastal lowlands
Area comparative: almost twice the size of Georgia; slightly larger than Arizona
Population: 58145000 Population grow rate: 0.3% (2014 estimated) Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (2014 estimated)
Exports: $474 billion (2013 estimated)

$478.9 billion (2012 estimated)

Imports: $435.8 billion (2013 estimated)

$453.5 billion (2012 estimated)

Import partners: Germany 14.73%, France 8.4%, China 8.4%, Russia 6.35%, Netherlands 5.85%, Spain 4.54%, Belgium 4.09% (2013 estimated)
Urbanization: urban population: 68.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.49% annual rate of change (2010-15 estimated)
Airports: 129 (2013) Climate: predominantly Mediterranean; Alpine in far north; hot, dry in south

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About Italy

Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the regional states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI established a Fascist dictatorship. His alliance with Nazi Germany led to Italy's defeat in World War II. A democratic republic replaced the monarchy in 1946 and economic revival followed. Italy is a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC). It has been at the forefront of European economic and political unification, joining the Economic and Monetary Union in 1999. Persistent problems include sluggish economic growth, high youth and female unemployment, organized crime, corruption, and economic disparities between southern Italy and the more prosperous north.

About the flag of Italy: three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red; design inspired by the French flag brought to Italy by Napoleon in 1797; colors are those of Milan (red and white) combined with the green uniform color of the Milanese civic guard
note: similar to the flag of Mexico, which is longer, uses darker shades of red and green, and has its coat of arms centered on the white band; Ireland, which is longer and is green (hoist side), white, and orange; also similar to the flag of the Cote d'Ivoire, which has the colors reversed - orange (hoist side), white, and green

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Italy hotels

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Detailed facts of Italy

Geographical details of Italy

Area: total: 301,340 sq km
land: 294,140 sq km
water: 7,200 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and Sicily

Area - comparative: almost twice the size of Georgia; slightly larger than Arizona

Climate: predominantly Mediterranean; Alpine in far north; hot, dry in south

Elevation extremes: lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
highest point: Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) de Courmayeur 4,748 m (a secondary peak of Mont Blanc)

Geography - note: strategic location dominating central Mediterranean as well as southern sea and air approaches to Western Europe

Irrigated land: 39,510 sq km (2007)

Land use: arable land: 22.57%
permanent crops: 8.37%
other: 69.07% (2011)

Land boundaries: total: 1,836 km
Border countries: Austria 404 km, France 476 km, Holy See (Vatican City) 3 km, San Marino 37 km, Slovenia 218 km, Switzerland 698 km

Lengths of coastline: 7,600 km

Lengths of waterways: 2,400 km (used for commercial traffic; of limited overall value compared to road and rail) (2012)

Location: Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia

Major urban areas population: ROME (capital) 3.298 million; Milan 2.909 million; Naples 2.373 million; Turin 1.613 million; Palermo 915,000; Bergamo 784,000 (2011)

Map references: Europe

Natural hazards: regional risks include landslides, mudflows, avalanches, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, flooding; land subsidence in Venice
volcanism: significant volcanic activity; Etna (elev. 3,330 m), which is in eruption as of 2010, is Europe's most active volcano; flank eruptions pose a threat to nearby Sicilian villages; Etna, along with the famous Vesuvius, which remains a threat to the millions of nearby residents in the Bay of Naples area, have both been deemed Decade Volcanoes by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, worthy of study due to their explosive history and close proximity to human populations; Stromboli, on its namesake island, has also been continuously active with moderate volcanic activity; other historically active volcanoes include Campi Flegrei, Ischia, Larderello, Pantelleria, Vulcano, and Vulsini

Natural resources: coal, mercury, zinc, potash, marble, barite, asbestos, pumice, fluorspar, feldspar, pyrite (sulfur), natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, arable land

Terrain: mostly rugged and mountainous; some plains, coastal lowlands

Urbanization: urban population: 68.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.49% annual rate of change (2010-15 estimated)


Italy and its administrative divisions

15 regions (regioni, singular - regione) and 5 autonomous regions (regioni autonome, singular - regione autonoma)
regions: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio (Latium), Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Molise, Piemonte (Piedmont), Puglia (Apulia), Toscana (Tuscany), Umbria, Veneto (Venetia)
autonomous regions: Friuli-Venezia Giulia; Sardegna (Sardinia); Sicilia (Sicily); Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-South Tyrol) or Trentino-Suedtirol (German); Valle d'Aosta (Aosta Valley) or Vallee d'Aoste (French).

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