Interesting facts about Italy

The average life expectancy of an Italian is 79.54 years.

The story of Pinocchio (Pinocchio) was written by the Italian writer Carlo Collodi.

In 1889, a Neapolitan - Raphael Esposito prepared pizza for King Umberto I and Queen Margherita, they liked it so much that it soon became a national dish.

An Italian immigrant named Gennaro Lombardi opened the first American pizzeria in New York in 1895.

Car, Fiat is one of the popular cars in Italy. Fiat also manufactures tanks and aircraft.

The ice cream cone and typewriter are Italian inventions.

Two of the smallest countries in Europe, San Marino and the Vatican, are located within Italy.

The average consumption of tomato paste in Italy is 25 kg per person annually.

Ferrari is the oldest and most successful team represented in the Formula 1 championship.

In Italy, due to the heat, most shops are closed from lunchtime until 16:00 or 17:00. Most offices are open until lunchtime.