Otherwise known as the Italian Republic

Italy is a republic, and has always been a part of the European Union, since 1952. Italy has been a part of other empires and countries throughout history. It is a peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea, next to the Tyrrhenian Sea, and Adriatic Sea. Italy is also home to the Apennine Mountains. Some places to visit are the Leaning Tower of Pisa just to see it, pizza parlors and bakeries to try the different foods, and the Panthenon to see where famous kings are buried.

Interesting Facts

Italy is sometimes known as the boot country, because it's shaped like a boot. Italy is also home to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. When McDonald's, in 1986, opened in Italy, protesters outside the fast food restaurant provided free pasta.


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