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Population: 60,589,445
Capital City: Rome
Climate: Humid Subtropical

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Language: Italian
International Dialing Code: +39
President: Sergio Mattarella

Information on Italy: One Of The Most Culturally Rich Countries in Europe

If you’re looking for quintessential Old World lifestyle, Italy deserves your attention. The old towns are charming, and the countryside between is pleasant. Even excluding the big cities like Rome, there is enough here to keep your interest and to support a fully appointed life on the Continent. What’s more, life here can be much more affordable than back home.

Stitching together seascapes with lush mountain valleys, Abruzzo is one of Italy’s secret treasures—and you’ll love it. No over-crowding, no heavy industry. Hiding away down its curvy roads are castles, vineyards, and villages made of stone and memory. Life in the Abruzzo hasn’t changed that much over the years, and it’s like wandering into a gentler, kinder yesterday…a yesterday with little or no crime and neighbors who watch out for each other.

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Bargain Real Estate And A Warm Welcome In Abruzzo, Italy

Last week's Live and Invest in Italy Conference proved to be an exciting, high-profile affair. Local news stations camped out at the hotel where we hosted the event—some planned, others unexpected—interviewing speakers and attendees... and the mayors of three nearby towns joined, as well, each trying to outdo the others' red-carpet welcomes for our group. It was perhaps the biggest-deal reception we've received anywhere in the world in more than 25 years putting on conferences. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to be there...

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