Italy is a country located in southern Europe, sharing borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia to the north, and with the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Known for its rich history, beautiful landscapes,. and world-renowned cuisine, Italy is a popular tourist destination. The nation has a population of approximately 60 million people, with Rome as its capital and largest city. Italy’s economy is diverse, including well-developed manufacturing, services, and agricultural sectors. Major industries include automotive, fashion, food processing, and pharmaceuticals.