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Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy - Photo by Eustaquio Santimano - CC-BY

Population 2006 ...................................................58,133,509
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)..........29,700
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................1727
Unemployment.....................................................................7%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .2
Labor force (%) ........6
 

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Como, Italy - Photo by phototram - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................116,305 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................67
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 78
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)..........................................5
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .............................................2

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About Italy __ A concise overview of Italy including a link to an "expanded profile." - From Countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=120&countryname=Italy

Background Note: Italy __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/4033.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Italy __ Concise overview of Italy including history, culture, economics, people and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/it.html

Colleges and Universities - Italy __ List of Italian schools with direct links to each. - By Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/it.htm

Country Profile: Italy __ "Take the art works of Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Tintoretto and Caravaggio, the operas of Verdi and Puccini, the cinema of Federico Fellini, add the architecture of Venice, Florence and Rome and you have just a fraction of Italy's treasures from over the centuries...While the country is renowned for these and other delights, it is also notorious for its precarious political life and has had several dozen governments since the end of World War II." Culture, history, politics, media and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1065345.stm
 
Doing Business in Italy __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=96

Economy of Italy __ "The Economy of Italy has changed hugely since the end of World War II. From an agriculturally based economy, it has developed into an industrial country ranked as the world's sixth-largest economy in USD exchange-rate terms and seventh largest in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP)." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Italy along with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Italy 

Ethnologue report for Italy __ Website about the languages spoken in Italy. There are 32. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Italy


 
HRW WORLD ATLAS - Italy __ Map with general overview of Italy - illustrated - From Mapquest - http://go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_htm/italy.htm

Italia Daily __ Online English language news. - illustrated - From World News Network - http://www.italiadaily.com/

Italian State Tourist Board __ Must see sites, accommodations, food and beverages, festivals and events, travel hints and a whole lot more. - illustrated - From Italian State tourist Board - http://www.enit.it/default.asp?Lang=UK

Italy __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/italy.html

Italy __ A good overview of Italy, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107658.html

Italy __ "Europe's kinky over-the-knee boot has it all: popes, painters, polenta, paramours, poets, political puerility and potentates. Its three millennia of history, culture and cuisine seduce just about everyone. In Italy you can visit Roman ruins, gawk at Renaissance art, stay in tiny medieval hill towns, go skiing in the Alps, explore the canals of Venice and see more beautiful churches than you imagined could exist in one country. Naturally you can also indulge in the more elementary pleasures of enjoying good food and wine, improving your wardrobe and seeking out la dolce vita." Culture, history, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/italy/

Italy Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=120&countryName=Italy

Italy Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005 
 
Italy Geography __ General information such as population, points of interest, culture, geographic landmarks and many other topics in click-to-read articles. - From Kidport - http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/WorldGeography/Italy/Italy.htm

Italy Geography 2000 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements,... __ Good overview of the country of Italy including all the things mentioned in the title and many more. - From Photius.com - http://www.photius.com/wfb2000/countries/italy/italy_geography.html

Italy: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blitaly.htm 

Italy History Home Page __ A series of articles about Italian history from the Bronze Age through current. - From G.B. Arcaini - http://www.arcaini.com/ITALY/ItalyHistory/ItalyHistory.html

italy map and map of italy information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/it.htm

Italy Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Italy. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Italy/

Italy Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/italy
 
Italy -- Primary Documents __ An online source of historic documents pertaining to the history of Italy beginning with ancient times through current. - From BYU - http://library.byu.edu/~rdh/eurodocs/italy.html

Italy Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Italy video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/italy/

Maps Of Italy __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Italy.html

pictures of Italy at picturesofplaces.com - italy pictures __ You will find galleries of click-to-view photographs of Italy. - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/italy.html 

Study Abroad Italy - offering various programs in Art, Italian Language, Humanities in Florence, Sicily, and Rome. __ Learn about educational opportunities in Italy for foreign students. - illustrated - From Study Abroad Italy - http://www.studyabroad-italy.com/
 

 

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