Italy occupies a Peninsula running southeast into the Mediterranean Sea from the mainland of Europe. Italy has many islands: the largest of them is Sicily. Other important islands are Sardinia, Elba and Capri.
Rome is the capital city and among other important cities are Florence, Genoa, Milan, Naples, Turin and Venice.
The largest river in Italy is the Po, which begins in the Alpine region in the west of the country and ends in an extensive delta on the Adriatic. The Tiber and the Arno are the other major rivers.
Regions of Italy: Abruzzo Apulia Basilicata Calabria Campania Emilia-Romagna Friuli-Venezia Giulia Lazio Liguria Lombardy Marche Piedmont Sicily Trentino-South Tyrol Tuscany Umbria Veneto