The world’s smallest country is in side of Italy, the Vatican.
Italy surrounds two of the world’s smallest countries-San Marino in Northern Italy, the oldest republic in the world, and Vatican City in Rome, the smallest country in the world.
In the South of Italy, you will find Italy’s three active volcanoes: Vesuvius near Naples, Etna on Sicily, and Stromboli off the coast of Italy.
Italy is located in South Central Europe, with a population of 60.36 million people. Its capital is Rome and the currency is the Euro. The official language of Italy is Italian.
They celebrate many holidays including:
- New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
- La Befana (Jan 6)
- Father’s Day (Mar 19)
- Easter (Date Varies)
- Easter Monday (Date Varies)
- Liberation Day (Apr 25)
- Labour Day (May 1)
- Mother’s Day (Date Varies)
- Republic Day (June 2)
- Ferragosto (Aug 15)
- All Saints’ Day (Nov 1)
- Immaculate Conception Day (Dec 8)
- Christmas Day (Dec 25)
- St. Stephen’s Day (Dec 26)
It has 55 world heritage sites including:
- Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
- Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
- Mantua and Sabbioneta
- Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
It also has 25 national parks including: