Italy joined the EU in 1952. It was a lso the founder of the EU. It also was a part of another country it was part of the Roman Empire. Some history of Italy's flag is in 1848 the design was adopted by the house of salvery. The capital of Italy is Rome, other major cites are Milan, Naples,Turin, Palermo.
The name Italy comes from the word italia, meaning “calf land,” perhaps because the bull was a symbol of the Southern Italian tribes.
- In 2007, a dog named Rocco discovered a truffle in Tuscany that weighed 3.3 pounds. It sold at auction for $333,000 (USD), a world record for a truffle.a
- Almost four-fifths of Italy is either mountainous or hilly.d
Things that attract people to the country is centro storico, Rome thereso much to see that aimossly wandering the city's fantastic old centre can surprise at every turn , weather it is a ancient state, a barque to fountain or abutting plazza. Some physicial features of Italy is tyrrainian sea, Adriatic Sea, Ionian sea, apennines mountain. The government type is a Rebublic italy uses a euro before then the used a currency called lira.