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    LOCATION: Italy is a peninsula situated on the southern Europe in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
    LENGTH: 1.200 Km WIDTH: 530 Km

    Climate: in the northern and central regions, the climate ranges from humid subtropical to humid continental, whereas in the coastal areas there is a Mediterranean climate.
    Time zone: GMT +1
    Daylight Saving Time: +1 hr beginning last Sunday in March and ends last Sunday in October.
    Capital City: Rome
    Population: 59,685,227 (as at end 2012)
    Language: Italian. French is co-official language in the Aosta Valley; Slovene is co-official language in the province of Trieste and the province of Gorizia; German and Ladin are co-official languages in South Tyrol.
    EU Member: Since January 1957
    Local currency: Euro (Since January 2002)
    Principal Religion: Roman Catholic

    Head of State: President – Sergio Mattarella
    Head of Government: Prime Minister – Matteo Renzi
    International dialing code: +39
    Internet: Domain suffix for Italy is .it
    Electricity Supply: 230 volts AC, 50 Hz

    PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
    January 1st (New Year’s Day)
    April 25th (Freedom Day)
    May 1st (Worker’s Day)
    June 2th (Republic Day)
    August 15th (Assumption)
    November 1st (All Soul’s Day)
    December 8th (Immaculate Conception)
    December 25th (Christmas Day)
    December 26th (Saint Stephen Day)