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Italy Location: Italy is a country in southern Europe. It is a boot-shaped peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea. Italy is bordered by France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia.

Capital: Rome is the capital of Italy.

Size: Italy covers 116,306 square miles (301,230 sq km), including the islands of Sicily and Sardinia.

Population: The population of Italy is about 57,634,300 (as of July 2000).

Flag: Italy's flag is made of three equal-sized rectangles of red, white and green. The green is by the flagpole.

Other Countries Located Within Italy: San Marino is located within Italy near the eastern coast. The independent Vatican City (Holy See) is located within Rome.

Climate: Italy mostly has a mild, Mediterranean climate. The far north is cold and mountainous; the south is rugged, hot and dry.

Major Rivers: The major rivers in Italy are: the Po River (which flows from the Alps near the French border, through Turin, and eastward into the Adriatic Sea), the Arno River (which flows from the north-central Apennines, through Florence, and into the Tyrrhenian Sea), and the Tiber River (which flows from the north-central Apennines, south through Rome, and into the Tyrrhenian Sea).

Mountain Ranges: The Alps are a mountain range located along the north of Italy. The Apennines are another mountain range that runs through the center of Italy.

Highest Point: The highest point in Italy is Mont Blanc, in the Alps on the border of Italy and France. Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) is 15,770 feet (4,807 m) tall.

Lowest Point: The lowest points in Italy are at sea level (the level of the Mediterranean Sea).

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Italy: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of Italy to print. Or go to printable worksheets that require research (using an atlas or other geography reference): a simple map research activity, a medium-level map research activity, or an advanced map research activity.


Italy: Label Me! Printout

A printable map of Italy to label - label the major cities, bodies of water, major peaks, and bordering countries. Or go to the answers.


Regions of Italy: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of the regions of Italy to print.
Italian map to label

Italian Regions: Label Me! Map Printout

Label the regions of Italy.
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Europe map to label

Europe

Label the countries and bodies of water of Europe.
Answers
Mona Lisa

Italian Artists

Color pictures by Raphael, da Vinci, Caravaggio, Modigliani, and Michelangelo. You can color them online or print them out.
Galileo
Inventors and Inventions from Italy

Learn about some Italian inventors who invented things from the battery to the piano.
Italy: Flag

Italian Language Activities

Information, quizzes, and printouts.
Connect the Dots Mystery Map

Italy: Dot to Dot Mystery Map

Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery country. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which country you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as the continent the country is in (Europe), that it is in the Northern Hemisphere, or that its name starts with an "I." Answer: Italy.

English-Italian Picture Dictionary

A picture dictionary with links to related sites.


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