Flag of Italy

The Italian flag is a vertical triband. The used colors in the flag are red, white, green. The proportion of the Italian flag is 2:3. The Flag of Italy was adopted in 1948. The first use of the current flag design was in 1796. The last change to the current Italian flag design was in 1948.

Flag of Italy

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1796
  • Adoption current flag: 1948
  • Last change flag: 1948

Flag colors


About Italy


60 685 487


116 346 sq mi
301 336 km2

Population density

522 sq mi
201 km2

Country information

Country: Italy
Continent: Europe
Official languages: Italian
Capital: Rome
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Border length: 1 200 miles / 1 932 km
Neighbouring countries
Austria: 267 miles 430 km
France: 303 miles 488 km
San Marino: 24 miles 39 km
Slovenia: 144 miles 232 km
Switzerland: 460 miles 740 km
Vatican City: 2 miles 3 km

The Italian flag is the flag of the country named Italy. Italy is located in continental Europe. Italy has 6 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Italy is 1 200 mi/ 1 932 km. Italy border neighbours and border lengths are: Austria: 430 km, France: 488 km, San Marino: 39 km, Slovenia: 232 km, Switzerland: 740 km, Vatican City: 3,2 km.

60 685 487 people are living in Italy, a country stretching over 116 346 sq mi/ 301 336 km² (2.39% water). The population density in Italy is of 522 per sq mi/ 201 people per km². The official language of Italy is Italian. The capital city of Italy is Rom. Italy is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic.

The currency in Italy is the Euro € (EUR). UTC (standard time) in Italy is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. Italy has the unique two-letter country code, IT (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is ITA, and its three-digit country code is 380. The calling code for Italy is +39.




Euro € (EUR)


CET: UTC+01:00
CEST: UTC+02:00


Internet TLD: IT
Three-letter country code: ITA
Three-digit country code: 380
Calling code: +39