Italy is located in southern Europe. It
sticks out into the Mediterranean Sea
like a boot.
Capital of Italy
• Rome is the
capital of Italy
and its largest
people live in
Language Of Italy
• Italian is a Romance
language spoken by
about 60 million people
in Italy, Switzerland,
San Marino, the
Vatican City, Malta and
Eritrea. There are also
Italian speakers in
Chile, Argentina, Brazil,
Australia, Canada, the
USA and the UK.
• The national costume of
Italy has its roots in the
Roman Empire. Men
mainly wear black with
dress shoes and loafers.
Women basic garment is
the stola, which is
essentially a long tunic
reaching to the ground. It
is generally worn over
another long tunic,
the tunica interior.
• In Italy, the traditional
national flower is the
Rose flower. Violet is
considered the most
popular of all the flowers.
White lily on the other
hand is the religious
flower. Italian wolf stands
out as the fauna of the
• Usually when we hear
of Italy, pizza comes
in our mind. Famous
dishes of Italy include
pizza, pasta, lasagna,
minestrone soup and
The national sport of Italy is soccer.
Italy's climate changes depending on where you are. The
northern areas are cold in the winter and hot in the summer.
Snow can begin in the Alps as early as the middle of
September. As you travel south, the temperature becomes
more mild. In the summer, extremely hot temperatures can
be found in the areas south of Rome.
Italy's largest cities are Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, and Palermo.
Florence, Genoa, and Bologna are other important cities.
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; along with
surrounding minor islands, it constitutes an autonomous region of
Italy. Sicily is located in the central Mediterranean.
Tuscany is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square
kilometres and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants. The
regional capital is Florence
Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an
autonomous region of Italy. The nearest land masses are the island of
Corsica, the Italian Peninsula, Sicily, Tunisia, the Balearic Islands and
Pisa is a city in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the right bank of the mouth of
the River Arno on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the capital city of the
Province of Pisa.
Verona is a city straddling the Adige river in Veneto, northern Italy,
with approximately 265,000 inhabitants and one of the seven chef-
lieus of the region. It is the second largest city municipality in the
region and the third of northeast Italy.
There is a famous saying, "All roads lead to Rome." Rome is
Italy's capital and its largest city. Over 2,500,000 people live there.
Rome is known as "the eternal city." It is filled with some of the
world's most famous buildings like the Colosseum and Trevi
Fountain. If you throw a coin over your left shoulder while you
have your back to the fountain, it is supposed to bring you good
luck and a quick return to Rome.
Milan is in northern Italy. About 1,300,000 people live in
Milan. Milan is home to some of the world's most famous fashion
designers. Milan is a modern city. In Milan you can find La Scala
Opera House and see The Last Supper painted by Leonardo Da
Vinci. You can also find Milan's Galleria. Which is a beautiful street
of stores and restaurants covered by an amazing glass roof.
La Scala Opera
The Last Supper
Naples is the most important seaport in Italy. It is the center of
Italy's exporting business. About 1,000,000 people live in Naples.
If you visit Naples you can see Mount Vesuvius (a volcano).
Florence is located in the Tuscany region at the bottom of the
Apennine Mountains. It is known for its famous museums,
architecture, and artwork. Florence is one of the world's most
visited cities because of the amazing paintings and statues that
you can see here. Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci are two of
the famous artists whose work you can see here.
by da Vinci
Venice is in northeastern Italy. It is one of the most beautiful cities
in the world. It is known as "the city of canals.". Today Venetians
travel by motor launch to get from place to place. Visitors can still
use a gondola to see the city.
Gondola Grand Canal, Venice Italy
Travel to Italy
• It takes about seven hours to
fly from Pakistan to Italy. If
you leave Pakistan at 9:00
a.m. in the morning you
arrive in Italy at about 4:00
p.m. in the evening
according to Pakistani time.
Because Italy time is three
hours behind Pakistan so
when you reach Italy, time
there will be 1:00 p.m.
Italy and Pakistan
• With its 58,090,681
people Italy is the
23rd largest country
in the world by
population. It is the
71st largest country
by area with 301,340
Italy and Pakistan
• With its 177,276,594
people Pakistan is the
6th largest country in
the world by
population. It is the
36th largest country
by area with 796,095