At A Glance:
Italy is populated by more than 58,000,000 people
in an area (301,230 square kilometers) slightly
larger than the U.S. state of Arizona.
addition to its capital in Rome,
other major Italy cities & tourist hubs include
as well as the island of Sicily
and the Italian
climate is typically Mediterranean, although
with colder temperatures to the north, and hotter
and drier weather to the south.
the best time to travel to Italy is late
April to July, with almost the entire month of August
given over to summer holidays & vacations by
most Italians. In most areas of Italy the rainy
season (accompanied by chillier temperatures)
usually extends from late October to March.
Zone : CET (UTC+1) - Italy is 1 hour ahead of London,
6 hours ahead of the U.S. East Coast, and 9 hours
ahead of the U.S. West Coast.
currency : Euro