Where is Italy?

Italy is the boot-shaped country in Western Europe which is bordered by France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. Italy is located on the north central Mediterranean Sea, mostly between the Ligurian, Tyrrhenian, and Adriatic Seas.


Italy is located in Southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula. It includes the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern border with France, Switzerland, Slovenia, and Austria.