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Italy
(11,119 words)

La Repubblica Italiana (The Italian Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

59,132,000

Area

300,000 sq. km (120,000 sq. mi)

Population density

200/sq. km (510/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.13% (per 1,000: births 8, deaths 11)

Under 15 years

13%

Urban dwellers

71% (0.27% p.a.)

Largest cities

Rome 4,257,000; Milan 3,140,000; Naples 2,187,000; Turin 1,792,000; Bergamo 892,000; plus 27 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (World C…

Cite this page
“Italy”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02ITA>
First published online: 2020



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