Where is Italy?

Italy is located in the Southern Europe region at latitude 41.87194 and longitude 12.56738 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 41° 52' 18.98'' N
  • 12° 34' 2.57'' E

You can see the location of Italy on the world map below:

Italy Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Italy (IT) are:

  1. Austria (AT)
  2. France (FR)
  3. San Marino (SM)
  4. Slovenia (SI)
  5. Switzerland (CH)
  6. Holy See (VA)

Maritime Borders

Italy borders with Mediterranean Sea, the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Adriatic Sea, and the Ionian Sea.

Pin showing Italy on a map

Italy Related Content

Italy Key Facts

CountryItaly
CoordinatesLatitude: 41.87194
Longitude: 12.56738
Country CodesAlpha 2: IT
Alpha 3: ITA
Country Flag Emoji🇮🇹
Int. Phone Prefix+39
Capital cityRome
Continent
Subcontinent
Europe
Southern Europe
Country Area301,340 sq km
Population 202159,066,225
World Rank: 25
Median Age46.8
Life expectancy82.9
Major languagesItalian (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)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.it
Biggest AirportRome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino (FCO)
Average temperature13.45 °C
56.21 °F
Administrative Divisions15 regions 5 autonomous regions 80 provinces 2 autonomous provinces 6 free municipal consortiums 14 metropolitan cities 4 decentralized regional entities
Political systemParliamentary republic

Italy Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
GDP in 2020$1892.6 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 8
GDP per capita in 2020$31,835
World Rank: 28
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, China, France, Netherlands, United States
Top 5 Export CountriesGermany, France, United States, Spain, United Kingdom

Biggest Cities in Italy

Here are the largest cities in Italy based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Rome 2,872,800
Milan 1,366,180
Naples 966,144
Turin 870,952
Palermo 668,405
Genoa 580,097
Bologna 389,261
Florence 380,948
Bari 323,370
Catania 311,584

Map of Italy with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Europe Region