Where is Italian spoken?

Italian is officially spoken in some areas of Switzerland and Slovenia, and in the country of San Marino.
Italian is spoken throughout the Italian peninsula and the islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica. It also is spoken in Italy's neighbors: Albania, Austria, France, Slovenia, and Switzerland.
It's spoken, too, in nearby Monaco, the island of Malta, and the Greek islands of Rhodes and the Dodecanese ['the Twelve']. Additionally, it's spoken in such former Italian colonies of Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, Somalia, and Tianjin/Tientsin, China. Moreover, it's spoken throughout the countries of the European Union, of which Italy is a member.

Furthermore, it's spoken in international businesses and organizations, and indeed wherever there are Italian communities worldwide. And, of course, it's spoken wherever the language is taught, such as international schools, private schools, and universities.


Answer
There are 4 countries that speak Italian:
  1. Italy
  2. Switzerland
  3. San Marino
  4. Vatican City

It is also spoken by minorities in Malta, Monaco, Croatia, Slovenia, France, Libya, Eritrea, Canada, the U.S., and Somalia.
Italy
Italian is officially spoken in some areas of Switzerland and Slovenia, and in the country of San Marino.
Italian is officially spoken in some areas of Switzerland and Slovenia, and in the country of San Marino.