The Waldensian Church (Italy) The American Waldensian Society Centennial Conference

Italy is located in Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia.                 

Population (2014 est) – 61,680,122

Area – 187,200mi

Capital – Rome

Ethnic Background

    -  Italian (includes small clusters of German, French, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south)

Exports - engineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals; food, beverages and tobacco; minerals, nonferrous metals

Imports - engineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textiles and clothing; food, beverages, and tobacco

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 79 years     F 85 years

Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 3.31 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 1%