49,801 km2 (19,228 sq mi)
6,746,464 (2015 est.)
|GDP||€117.7 billion (2008)|
Geography[change | change source]
Sicily is the largest Mediterranean island with an area of 25,832.39 km2 (9,973.94 sq mi). To the east, it is separated from the Italian mainland by the Strait of Messina, about 3 km (1.9 mi) wide in the north, and about 16 km (9.9 mi) wide in the southern part. Its highest point is Mount Etna ( ), the largest active volcano in Europe with an altitude of 4,810 metres (15,780 ft). The longest river of the island is the Salso river, 144 km (89 mi) long.
Sardinia is the second largest Mediterranean island with an area of 24,100 km2 (9,300 sq mi). To the east is the Tyrrhenian Sea that separates the island from mainland Italy, and to the north is the Strait of Bonifacio that separates Sardinia from the French island of Corsica. Its highest point is Punta La Marmora ( ) with an altitude of 1,834 metres (6,017 ft). The longest river of the island is the Tirso river, 151 km (94 mi) long.
Regions[change | change source]
The comuni with more than 100,000 persons living in them areː
Related pages[change | change source]
- NUTS level 1:
- Northern Italy
- Southern Italy
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