Italy is a country located partly on the European Continent and partly on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and contains the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia.
Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia.
There are two independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City and Campione d’Italia is an Italian exclave in Switzerland. The territory of Italy covers 301,338 km² and is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. With 60.2 million inhabitants, it is the sixth most populous country in Europe, and the twenty-third most populous in the world.
There are lots of very interesting places in Italy, they have very good pizza and wine. Very important Italian products are Fiat, Mozzarella, Prosciutto and pizza.
Some of the famous Italian people are: Medici, Marco Polo, Dante, Donatello, Alberti, Botticelli, Columbus, Da Vinci, Vespucci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Galileo, Vivaldi, Puccini, Mussolini, Sergio Leone, Luciano Pavarotti, Valentino, Versace
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