Name of Country Italy / Republic of Italy
Country code IT
Size of area 294,140 km2
Population (2013) 60.7 million
Capital city Rome
Ethnic composition 94% Italians; French, Greeks, Germans, Albanians, Slovenes
Language Italian (official)
Political system Republic
Head of state President Mr Giorgio Napolitano (since 2006)Prime Minister Mr Matteo Renzi
Membership in international organizations UN, the EU, NATO, the OECD, the OSCE, the DAC, the WTO, the G4, G6, G7, G8, G10, G20, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Latin Union, the Council of Europe, the Central European Initiative, the ASEM and the Uniting for Consensus.
Economic Indicators
GDP per capita 24 500 EUR
GDP 1 500 billion EUR
Growth of GDP (2013) -1.9%
Inflation Rate (2013) 1.3 %
Rate of Wage Growth (2013) 4.6 %
Exports of goods and services (2013) 24.07 billion EUR
Imports of goods and services(2013) 22.01 billion EUR
TOP eksportētās precesTOP importētās preces Engineering products, textils and clothing, food and beverages

Natural minerals, food and beverages, chemicals

Unemployment (2013) ~12%
Currency Euro (EUR)