French republics in northern Italy first
adopted the Italian tricolour during the Napoleonic Wars; modeling it on the tricolour of France.
The royal arms of the House of Savoy were
removed from the flag, when Italy became a republic, in 1946.
Italy is easily remembered by the dumbest of
geography students as the country that is shaped like a boot, kicking Sicily further into
the Mediterranean Sea.
Countries neighbouring Italy are: France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia.
Convert your currency into Italian lira.
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