Italy is a country in southern Europe that is 116,347 square miles. Italy borders Switzerland and Austria to the north, France to the west and Slovenia to the east.
As of 2013, the population of Italy was around 60,783,000 people. It is the fifth-most populous country in Europe and has the fourth-largest economy in Europe. Rome is the capital of Italy and its largest city with a population of almost three million people.
Italy is famous for its wine, cuisine, and it is one the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Rome is the most popular tourist destination in the country.