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. More »

Germany shares a border with Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. The country also has approximately 1,484 miles of coastline and borders the Baltic ... More »

Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Netherlands originally formed the European Union. In 1973, Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom joined. By 1995, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Portugal, Spain and Greece had... More »

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Italy is a country; however, it wasn't always a unified country. For hundreds of years, Italy was split into different city-states, kingdoms and principalities. It was also ruled by various foreign powers. More »

Italy has a population of more than 60 million people, and it is the fourth most populous country in Europe. About 10 percent of Italy's population is over the age of 65. Rome, the capital city, was founded in 753 B.C. More »

Italy is a country in Southern Europe and a major European power. In 1957, Italy was one of the founding members of the European Economic Community, which became the European Union in 1993. It has been a member of the Eu... More »

Italy is an European country with a few natural resources that include the mineral resources of natural gas, petroleum, mercury, sulfur, zinc, bauxite and pyrite. Some other resources are feldspar, pumice, marble and pot... More »