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Italy - Physical geography

Area : 302 000 Km2
Water : 2.4 %
Lands under cultivation : 41 %
Wild pasture lands : 15 %
Forests : 34 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Mediterranean Sea)
Max. Height : 4765 m (Mt Blanc de Courmayeur)


Italy - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Rome
Rainfall (mm) in Rome
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Italy - People
Nationality : Italian
Main language(s) : Italian

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Population (2005) : 57 498 000 people
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Density : 190 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.33 children / woman
Life expectancy : 80 years
Urban population : 67 %

Main cities :
2 650 000 people Rome (capital)
1 300 000 people Milan
1 000 000 people Naples
910 000 people Torino
687 000 people Palermo
640 000 people Genes
382 000 people Bologne
377 000 people Florence
340 000 people Catane
332 000 people Bari
292 000 people Venice
261 000 people Messine
255 000 people Verone


Italy - Economy
Currency : Euro (EUR) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.22 US$

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 1188 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 20662 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 1724.9 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 29999 dollars


Italy - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Pastas = 27 Kg (1)
- Fruits = 140 Kg (2)
- Wine = 59 l (2)
- Olive oil = 11 l (3)
- Cheese = 20 Kg (4)
- Bread = 73 Kg (6)
- Cigarettes = 1500 (8)
- Meat = 80 Kg (11)
- Coffee (12)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Artichokes (1)
- Cherries (1)
- Kiwis (1)
- Olives (2)
- Hazel-nuts (2)
- Almonds (3)
- Figs (3)
- Peaches (3)
- Oranges (6)
- Corn (12)
- Wheat (17)
- Rice (26)
- Pigs (18)
- Sheeps (22)
- Brown coal (24)
- Natural gas (30)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2003) :
- Wine (3)
- Cars
SERVICES (world rank 2000) :
- Tourism (4)
RECORDS :
- The 2 largest island in Europe are Sicily (25 460 Km2) and Sardinia (24 090 Km2).


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