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Italy:

a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870–1946. 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km).

Capital: Rome.

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Famous people

Michelangelo- 1475-1564

Dante Alighieri- 1265-1321

Benito Mussolini- 1883-1945

Donatello- 1386-1466

Politics

Italy is a constitutional republic. Italy has been democratic since June 2nd of 1946. Sergio Mattarella has been the president of Italy since February 3rd, 2015.

"Italy is a democratic Republic founded on labour. Sovereignty belongs to the people and is exercised by the people in the forms and within the limits of the Constitution."