Welcome to Italy!
Welcome to ITALY! Benvenuti! The EIS Project is delighted to tell you all there is to know when moving to ITALY. Read more below on the basic facts that you should know about ITALY, the emergency numbers you should know about and use in case of an emergency, the VISA, BANKING, HOUSING, INSURANCE, PHONE PLAN applications processes, documentation and tips for faster and cheaper procedures... And a lot more! Also, do not miss out on becoming a local by learning the language! We hope to be of assistance to render your stay free of hiccups and as lovely as possible.
What should you know before moving to ITALY? In general, there are some basics pieces of knowledge which you should familiarize yourself with before even planning your trip; these go as follows: the capital city, the currency, facts and figures about the population and the most important…. The time zone! So so so many times did I get this wrong over the years! Be careful of the time!
- Unification: 1861
- Capital city: Rome
- Area: 301,338 km2, 116,347 mi2
- Population: 60.6 million
- Official language: Italian
- Currency: Euro (€)
- Time Zone: Central European Time (CET)
- Drive on the: Right