Italy is positioned in both the northern and eastern hemispheres
and located in the south-central region of the European Continent.
(land) 294,020 sq km
(water) 7,210 sq km
(TOTAL) 301,230 sq km
(includes Sardinia & Sicily)
||Italy's climate varies rather dramatically north to south. In November
it can be overcast and freezing in Milan, partly cloudy and 70 degrees
in Rome, and hot and sunny in Palermo.
In the mountain regions of the north, summers are usually cooler than
the southern reaches of the country, and winters bring very cold
temperatures and snow, often heavy.
Highest Point Mount Blanc, 4,748 meters
Lowest Point Sea, 0 meters