10 Interesting Facts About Italy

Italy is an attractive destination because of its excellent architecture, water canals with condoles, emerging fashion trends and famous cuisines such as spaghetti and pizza.



Here are 10 Interesting Facts About Italy you’ll need to know.


The population of Italy is approximately 58 million people. This is slightly less than other countries in Europe – Such as France.


Italy has a Republican Government. Important to know if you plan on moving there.


Italy has the 7th largest economy in the world. The main exports which help this are Chemicals, Motor Vehicles (Such as Cars) and Fashion (A lot of professional brands of clothing are made in Italy).


The most common language spoken in Italy is Italian. No surprises there. German, French, and English are also spoken in Italy too.


The ethnic groups living in Italy are the Italians, German, and Albanian-Italians.


Vatican City is located in Italy but is seen as a different “unit.” This is where the Pope is located. Most of the Italian residents are Roman Catholic, like many other countries in Europe.


One of the well – known places in Italy is called Pisa. The reason for this is because of the great tower that is built there. The tower is called the Leaning Tower of Pisa for apparent reasons, and the tower appears to be leaning – freestanding. It is located next to a Cathedral.


The largest cities in Italy (And the places that are good to visit) are mainly Milan, Rome, Naples, and Turin.


Italy has also been known as the artistic place of the world, with lots of artists moving to Italy to show off their creations.


Rather than jetting halfway around the world, many Italians opt to holiday at home and, with the beaches they have on their doorstep, it’s not hard to see why. Backpackers keen to bag the best and most affordable spots on the coast should follow the locals away from the famous but pricey Riviera to the relatively unspoiled gems of Sicily and Sardinia.


Every tourist visiting Italy has a different perspective of the country. Irrespective of individual tastes, Italy is a truly unique destination.