List of Italy-related topics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Italy:

Italyunitary parliamentary republic in South-Central Europe, located primarily upon the Italian Peninsula. Italy is the birthplace of Western civilization.[citation needed] It is where Ancient Rome originated as a small agricultural community about the 8th century BC, which spread over the course of centuries into the colossal Roman empire, encompassing the whole Mediterranean Sea and merging the Ancient Greek and Roman cultures into one civilization. This civilization was so influential that parts of it survive in modern law, administration, philosophy and arts, forming the ground that the Western world is based upon.

General reference

Geography of Italy

Main article: Geography of Italy
  Switzerland 740 km
 France 488 km
 Austria 430 km
 Slovenia 199 km
 San Marino 39 km
  Vatican City 3 km
  • Coastline: 7,600 km

Environment of Italy

Geographic features of Italy

Regions of Italy

Main article: Regions of Italy

Administrative divisions types

Statistical divisions of Italy

Main article: NUTS of Italy
Groups of regions, regions, and provinces of Italy

Comuni (municipalities) of Italy
Main article: Comune

Demography of Italy

Main article: Demographics of Italy

Neighbors of Italy

Italy shares its north border with:

Independent states surrounded by Italy (otherwise within Italy's borders) include:

Government and politics of Italy

Main article: Government of Italy and Politics of Italy

Branches of the government of Italy

Main article: Government of Italy

Executive branch

Legislative branch

Judicial branch

Foreign relations of Italy

International organization membership

The Italian Republic is a member of:[4]

Law and order in Italy

Military of Italy

Main article: Military of Italy

History of Italy

Main article: History of Italy and Timeline of Italian history

By period

Culture of Italy

Main article: Culture of Italy

Art in Italy

Sport in Italy

Main article: Sport in Italy

Sports popular in Italy:

Economy and infrastructure of Italy

Main article: Economy of Italy

Local economies

Education in Italy

Main article: Education in Italy

Health in Italy

Main article: Health in Italy

See also

Italy portal
European Union portal
Main article: Italy


External links

Atlas of Italy

Country profiles
  • by the BBC News
  • by the CIA Factbook
  • by the CIA World Leaders
  • by the Economist
  • by the U.S. Department of State
  • by the World Bank
  • President of the Republic of Italy
  • Chamber of Deputies
  • Court of Accounts
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Education: International Exchanges
  • Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare
  • Ministry of Justice
Public institutions
  • National Statistics Office
  • ENIT Italian State Tourism Board
  • ENIT North America
  • Italian Railways
  • Italian National and Regional Parks
  • History of Italy: Primary Documents
  • List and maps of archaeological sites in Italy
  • WWW-VL: History: Italy at IUE
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