Italy - A Country File

Understand the basics of Italy at a glance...

Italy is a country in the south central area of Europe. The official language of the country is Italian and the religion most practised is Christianity, more specifically, Catholicism.

Italy is the 23rd most populated country in the world and the sixth in Europe, with just over 60 million inhabitants. It has a very high standard of living and has been ranked as the world's 23rd most developed country.