Facts

  • Population: 61 million
  • Major language: Italian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 81 years (men), 86 years (women)
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)

Geography

  • Area: 301,338 sq km (116,346 sq miles)

Notes

  • Italy is the worldโ€™s fifth most visited country with 52.4 million visitors reported in 2016.
    • Many cities, including Venice, are fighting the effects of overcrowding and over-tourism.

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