Italy is a democratic republic that is located in southern Europe. The majority of its land mass is a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea and two large islands, Sardinia and Sicily. It has 7,600 km of coastline.

Italy is a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (now the EU). It is also a member of the Economic and Monetary Union. Per July 2017 estimates, its population was 62,137,802 persons. The country has 20 regions containing 14 metropolitan cities and 96 provinces. The provinces contain 8,047 municipalities. Global Call Forwarding has Italy international virtual phone numbers available in many of these locations.

In 2016, Italy’s GDP (purchasing power parity) was $2.235 trillion. Its agricultural products include beef, dairy products, fish, fruits, grain, grapes, olives, potatoes, soybeans, sugar beets, and vegetables. Its industries are ceramics, chemicals, clothing, food processing, footwear, iron and steel, machinery, motor vehicles, textiles, and tourism. Since 2011, Italy is the world’s largest wine producer. In 2016, Italy’s exports were 454.1 billion, and its imports were 387.1 billion.

Italy International Virtual Phone Numbers

Global Call Forwarding provides Italy international virtual phone numbers in 230 metropolitan cities and municipalities in Italy. Residents of those localities can make calls to international virtual phone numbers and reach businesses anywhere in the world without paying tolls. Furthermore, they may have no idea that the number they called is not located in their town. Essentially, the business they called has a virtual office in the caller’s town. The following paragraphs discuss Italy international virtual phone numbers in some of the largest metropolitan cities.

Metropolitan City of Rome

The population of the Metropolitan City of Rome is 4,340,474 (January 2016), and it is the capital of the Region of Lazio. Rome is popular with tourists who visit to see Rome’s ancient and modern architecture, parks and gardens, fountains and aqueducts, statues, obelisks, columns, bridges, and catacombs. Cultural attractions include cinema, entertainment, performance art, cuisine, and fashion. Rome’s website is “http://www.comune.roma.it/”, and the format of the international virtual phone numbers in Rome is +39 06 4 digits 4 digits, for example, +39 06 6220 7408.

Metropolitan City of Milan

Milan is located in northern Italy near the border with Switzerland, and it is the capital of the Region of Lombardy. The population of the Metropolitan City of Milan was 3,208,509 (January 2016). Many people believe that Milan is the fashion capital of the world. Famous tourist attractions are the Milan Cathedral, the largest gothic cathedral in the world, and the nearby La Scala opera house.

Milan has a strong automotive industry including Alfa Romeo, Pirelli, and Techint factories. Other industries are media and advertising, publishing, banking, insurance, fashion, and industrial design. All of these industries can benefit from having Italy international virtual phone numbers. Milan has many galleries, and it is home to The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci.

Milan features Northern Italian cuisine that often uses rice instead of pasta, and butter instead of vegetable oil. Traditional dishes include cotoletta alla milanese (breaded cutlets of veal, pork, or turkey), ossobuco (braised veal shank), risotto alla milanese (rice with saffron and parmesan cheese), and Panettone (a traditional Christmas cake).

Milan’s website is “http://www.comune.milano.it/wps/portal/ist/en” and the format for the Italy international virtual phone numbers in Milan is +39 02 4 digits 4 digits, for example, +39 02 9475 0110.

Metropolitan City of Naples

Naples, the capital of the Campania region, is located on the southwestern coast of Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea (part of the Mediterranean). In January 2016, the population of the Metropolitan City of Naples was 3,113,898. Naples is a tourist destination, and the Port of Naples handles a large passenger flow and copious cargo tonnage.

Pizza is a Naples invention. Naples is also famous for Neapolitan tailoring, which offers comfort and lightness. The website of Naples is “http://www.comune.napoli.it/”. The format of Italy international virtual phone numbers in Naples is the country code, +39, then the area code, 081, and two 4-digit numbers.

Metropolitan City of Turin

The Metropolitan City of Turin is located in northwestern Italy in the Piedmont region near the border of France. It contains the city of Turin and 315 other municipalities. Its population in January 2016 was 2,282,127. The city of Turin is capital of the metropolitan city and of the Piedmont region, and it is the home of the Shroud of Turin.

Turin is a major automotive center having the headquarters of FIAT, Lancia, and Alfa Romeo as well as 14 other automotive manufacturers. It has a substantial aerospace industry and food and beverage companies. Turin’s website is “http://www.comune.torino.it/”. The format of its Italy international virtual phone numbers is the country code, +39, then the area code, 011, and two 4-digit numbers.

Metropolitan City of Palermo

Palermo is the capital of the metropolitan city and the island of Sicily. In January 2016, the population of the Metropolitan City of Palermo was 1,271,406. Palermo has a large architectural heritage, and it has many notable churches, palaces, museums, and remnants of two rings of city walls. The website of Palermo is “http://www.comune.palermo.it/”. The format of its Italy international virtual phone numbers is the country code, +39, then the area code, 091, and two 4-digit numbers.