The official currency of Italy is Euro.
Italy is located in Europe.
Estimated population (2015): 60,795,612
Estimated population (2001): 56,995,744
Estimated population (1951): 47,515,537
Estimated population (1901): 32,965,504
Italy has Europe's 4th largest economy and the 8th largest in the world. Italy has the world's 3rd largest gold reserve, and is the 3rd net contributor to the budget of the European Union. Italy is also the tenth largest exporter in the world. Countries in the European Union are Italy's closest trade partners.
Italians enjoy a very high standard of living. Italy has the world's 8th highest quality of life.
Italy is well known for its innovative business economic sector, competitive agricultural sector, high-quality automobile, naval, industrial, appliance, and fashion design.
The most popular places in Italy among international travellers