Italy, officially the Italian Republic, located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea,

..and shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2.
Italy was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1720.
The population of Italy is 60,000,000. Today, it has the third largest economy in the Euro-zone and the 8th largest in the world.A detailed Map of Italy (Italia), showing main cities, regions, roads, towns and Italian Islands. Find out where is Italy and get great travel ideas!