Italy is one of the European countries officially known as Italian Republic. Italy borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. It is in boot shape so is easily located in the map. Italy covers an area of 301,338 sq km enjoying the temperate climate. Italy is the fifth most populous country in Europe. It is one of the developed nations in the world.Italy has been the leading and religious centre since centuries serving as the capital of Roman Empire and Christianity. Italy is historically, culturally and religiously very significant country.
Italy is considered to be a major regional and leading middle power. It is the member of UN, EU, NATO, OECD, OSCE, DAC, WTO, G4,G6, G7,G8,G10, G20, Union for the Mediterranean, Latin Union, Council of Europe, Central European Initiative and the Uniting for Consensus. Italy is famous in the world for its cultural, historic and natural beauty and importance. Italy is famous for fashion and design, music, art, scientific inventions, literature, cuisines, etc. Italian Leather is the most demanded fabric in the world. The most popular sport in Italy is Football. It has won four FIFA World Cups so far. It is one of the most successful teams in the World Men’s Football. Beside, football, volleyball, basketball and rugby are other popular sports in Italy.