Italy, European country with a long shore on Mediterranean Sea, left its mark in the western culture and food habits. The Capital, Rome, is a city which hosts the Vatican City, masterpieces and ancient ruins. Among others, we must mention: Florence, city very famous for Renaissance architecture, the David by Michelangelo and the Brunelleschi’s Chapel; Venice, well known for its canals; Milan, Italian capital of fashion and Naples, one of the most beautiful and charming cities on the Mediterranean coast.
President: Sergio Mattarella
Population: 60,6 million (2016)
Government: Parliamentary Republic