Italy Country DataArea:
total: 301,230 sq km
land: 294,020 sq km
water: 7,210 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and SicilyClimate:
predominantly Mediterranean Alpine in far north hot, dry in southTerrain:
mostly rugged and mountainous some plains, coastal lowlandsNatural resources:
coal, mercury, zinc, potash, marble, barite, asbestos, pumice, fluorspar, feldspar, pyrite [sulfur], natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, arable landPopulation:
58,145,321 [July 2008 est.]Age structure:
0-14 years: 13.6% [male 4,086,951/female 3,842,765]
15-64 years: 66.3% [male 19,534,247/female 19,024,776]
65 years and over: 20% [male 4,864,189/female 6,792,393] [2008 est.]Nationality:
adjective: ItalianEthnic groups:
Italian [includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south]Languages:
Italian [official], German [parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking], French [small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region], Slovene [Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area]Capital:
geographic coordinates: 41 54 N, 12 29 E
time difference: UTC+1 [6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time]
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March ends last Sunday in OctoberNational holiday:
Republic Day, 2 June GDP - composition by sector:
services: 69.2% [2007 est.]Labor force:
24.71 million [2007 est.]Budget:
revenues: $981.8 billion
expenditures: $1.021 trillion [2007 est.]Agriculture - products:
fruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives beef, dairy products fishIndustries:
tourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramicsExports:
$501.4 billion f.o.b. [2007 est.]Exports - commodities:
engineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals food, beverages and tobacco minerals, and nonferrous metalsExports - partners:
Germany 13.2%, France 11.8%, US 7.4%, Spain 7.4%, UK 6.1% Imports:
$498.6 billion f.o.b. [2007 est.]Imports - commodities:
engineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textiles and clothing food, beverages, and tobaccoImports - partners:
Germany 16.8%, France 9.3%, Netherlands 5.6%, China 5.1%, Spain 4.3%, Belgium 4.2% Currency (code):
euro [EUR]Exchange rates:
euros per US dollar - 0.7345 , 0.7964 , 0.8041 , 0.8054 , 0.886 Airports:
total: 19,460 km
standard gauge: 18,038 km 1.435-m gauge [11,354 km electrified]
narrow gauge: 123 km 1.000-m gauge [123 km electrified] 1,299 km 0.950-m gauge [161 km electrified] Merchant marine:
total: 604 ships [1000 GRT or over] 12,529,192 GRT/13,150,989 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 53, cargo 46, carrier 1, chemical tanker 141, combination ore/oil 1, container 32, liquefied gas 33, livestock carrier 3, passenger 17, passenger/cargo 156, petroleum tanker 40, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 35, specialized tanker 14, vehicle carrier 28
foreign-owned: 62 [Denmark 2, France 5, Germany 1, Greece 13, Sweden 1, Switzerland 5, Taiwan 11, Turkey 1, UK 7, US 16]
registered in other countries: 169 [Bahamas 1, Belize 4, Bolivia 1, Cayman Islands 10, Cyprus 5, France 2, Gibraltar 1, Greece 1, Isle of Man 1, Liberia 31, Malta 45, Marshall Islands 3, Norway 4, Panama 10, Portugal 11, Singapore 4, Slovakia 1, Spain 1, St Vincent and The Grenadines 19, Sweden 7, Turkey 3, UK 4] Ports and terminals:
Augusta, Genoa, Livorno, Ravenna, Sarroch, Taranto, Trieste, Venice
Trade Leads of companies wanting to do business with Italy
Zirconium Carbide Nano Powder - Erinhsing ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 01 Jul, 2008 12:06 am - purity 99 0%
amp lt 0 6%
aps amp lt 50 nm
ssa 70 m2 g
true density 2 7 g cm3
bulk density 0 08 g cm3
shelf time 24 mo...
Targeted Countries: Italy British Virgin Islands
Sell Motorized Treadmill - Busimos International Co. ( Taiwan ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 21 Mar, 2008 6:17 am - quality treadmill
* 4 5 peak horse power continuous 2 0 horse power
* speed 1 0 16km
* gas lift folding function
* front incline
Targeted Countries: Italy Spain Belgium
Precision Machined Parts - Charlesyzh ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 28 Mar, 2008 2:01 am - this is a ggg 60 casting which is knife base of an italy granulator machine the parts are machined on a 4 axis cnc machine we provide various cust...
Targeted Countries: Israel Italy UK
Persian Carpet Isfahan Design - Aileencarpet ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 28 Mar, 2008 7:57 am - persian silk carpet design isfahan carpet design qum silk carpet design kashan silk carpet design 5x8 6x9 3x5 available...
Targeted Countries: Germany Italy
Parker Neem Organic Products Neem Oil And Neem Cake - Parkerneem ( India ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 31 Mar, 2008 5:27 am - parker neem oil is manufactured by 100% natural cold pressed method
mode of action
a very wide spectrum of phytophagous insect pests is likely to...
Targeted Countries: Brazil USA Italy
Handmade Turquoise Jewellery - Qh0971 ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 01 Apr, 2008 8:45 am - material 925 silver + coral turquoise
pendant size 21mm
made in nepal
plz browse our company's website http www tibet crafts cn...
Targeted Countries: Italy Russia Sweden
Sell Granite / Slab / Tile / Countertop - Evercred ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Wed 02 Apr, 2008 1:43 am - evercred import amp amp export co ltd is an professional manufacturer and exporter of various stone products we have been engaged on stone manu...
Targeted Countries: Germany Italy Russia
Iranian Silk Carpets - Aileencarpet ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Sun 06 Apr, 2008 6:46 am - silk carpets made in china same with iranian silk carpets persian silk carpet kashan carpet design keman carpet design nain carpet design available...
Targeted Countries: USA Italy
Wooden Handicrafts Furniture - Jainbalesh ( India ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 07 Apr, 2008 5:44 am - br 327 o wooden folding coffee table or centre table it can be used in home bar lobby garden suitable as it is folding also handy avaialble many siz...
Targeted Countries: Italy Ukraine Malaysia
Erfurt Pknvt 800 / 3150 - Sotex ( Russia ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 07 Apr, 2008 5:54 am - weight of the machine tool is 250 tons for transportation 12 trucks is required but there are two oversized details
visit of your expert is neces...
Targeted Countries: Iran India Italy
Sell Duosonic Mini Itx Barebone Pc Ds-m2 - Actionpro ( Hong Kong ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 14 Apr, 2008 9:20 am - ds m2 is designed with a sleeker outlook using glossy abs plastic reflection coating with the size only 190 x 190 x 60mm eventually it extremely up...
Targeted Countries: UK USA Italy
Action Pro International Ltd Professional Of Barebone Pc - Actionpro ( Hong Kong ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 14 Apr, 2008 9:23 am - duosonicŪ itx motherboard barebone mini pc and media center computer
action pro provides customers with a complete value added service package i...
Targeted Countries: USA UK Italy