GDP per capita: $36.300
RELIGION: 80% Christian (overwhelmingly Roman Catholic), Muslim (about 800,000 to 1 million)
Italy is the fourth most visited country in the world.
Italy is home to Europe’s only three active volcanoes: Etna, Stromboli, and Vesuvius.
Vatican City, in Rome, is the smallest country in the world.
Pizza was invented in Naples and dates back to 1860.