Countries similar to or like Italy

For other uses, see Italy (disambiguation) or Italia (disambiguation). Wikipedia

  • Roman Italy

    The homeland of the Romans and metropole of Rome's empire in classical antiquity. The ancestral home promised by Jupiter to Aeneas of Troy and his descendants, who were the founders of Rome. Wikipedia

  • San Marino

    Microstate in Southern Europe completely enclosed by Italy. Located on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains, San Marino covers a land area of just over 61 sqkm, and has a population of 33,562. Wikipedia

  • Armenia

    For other uses, see Armenia (disambiguation) or Hayastan (disambiguation). Landlocked country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Wikipedia

  • Vatican City

    Holy See's independent city state, an enclave within Rome, Italy. Distinct territory under "full ownership, exclusive dominion, and sovereign authority and jurisdiction" of the Holy See, itself a sovereign entity of international law, which maintains the city state's temporal, diplomatic, and spiritual independence. Wikipedia

  • United States

    Country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. Wikipedia

  • Princely County of Gorizia and Gradisca

    Crown land of the Habsburg dynasty within the Austrian Littoral on the Adriatic Sea, in what is now a multilingual border area of Italy and Slovenia. Named for its two major urban centers, Gorizia and Gradisca d'Isonzo. Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of the Lombards

    Early medieval state established by the Lombards, a Germanic people, on the Italian Peninsula in the latter part of the 6th century. Traditionally elected by the highest-ranking aristocrats, the dukes, as several attempts to establish a hereditary dynasty failed. Wikipedia

  • Italian protectorate of Albania (1939–1943)

    The Italian protectorate of Albania, also known as the Albanian Kingdom or Greater Albania, existed as a protectorate of the Kingdom of Italy. Practically a union between Italy and Albania, officially led by Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III and its government: Albania was led by Italian governors, after being militarily occupied by Italy, from 1939 until 1943. Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic)

    Kingdom in Northern Italy (formerly the Italian Republic) in personal union with France under Napoleon I. Fully influenced by revolutionary France and ended with Napoleon's defeat and fall. Wikipedia

  • Ostrogothic Kingdom

    Established by the Germanic Ostrogoths in Italy and neighbouring areas from 493 to 553. In Italy, the Ostrogoths led by Theodoric the Great killed and replaced Odoacer, a Germanic soldier, erstwhile-leader of the foederati in Northern Italy, and the de facto ruler of Italy, who had deposed the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, Romulus Augustulus, in 476. Wikipedia

  • Italian Eritrea

    Colony of the Kingdom of Italy in the territory of present-day Eritrea. The purchase of Assab by the Rubattino Shipping Company in 1869, which came under government control in 1882. Wikipedia

  • Prisoner in the Vatican

    How the Pope was described from the capture of Rome by the armed forces of the Kingdom of Italy on 20 September 1870 until the Lateran Treaty of 11 January 1929. Part of the process of Italian unification, the city's capture ended the millennium-old temporal rule of the popes over central Italy and allowed Rome to be designated the capital of the new nation. Wikipedia

  • Free Territory of Trieste

    Independent territory situated in Central Europe between northern Italy and Yugoslavia, facing the north part of the Adriatic Sea, under direct responsibility of the United Nations Security Council in the aftermath of World War II. It acted essentially as a free city. Wikipedia

  • State of Palestine

    De jure sovereign state in Western Asia claiming the West Bank (bordering Israel and Jordan) and Gaza Strip (bordering Israel and Egypt) with Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah. The entirety of territory claimed by the State of Palestine has been occupied since 1948, first by Egypt and Jordan and then by Israel after the Six-Day War in 1967. Wikipedia

  • Independent State of Croatia

    World War II-era puppet state of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. Established in parts of occupied Yugoslavia on 10 April 1941, after the invasion by the Axis powers. Its territory consisted of most of modern-day Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as some parts of modern-day Serbia and Slovenia, but also excluded many Croat-populated areas in Dalmatia , Istria, and Međimurje regions (which today are part of Croatia). Wikipedia

  • British Empire

    Composed of the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It began with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. Wikipedia

  • Italian governorate of Montenegro

    Occupied territory under military government of Fascist Italy during World War II. Although the Italians had intended to establish a quasi-independent Montenegrin kingdom, these plans were permanently shelved after a popular uprising in July 1941. Wikipedia

  • Savoyard state

    Term of art used by historians to denote collectively all of the states ruled by the counts and dukes of Savoy from the Middle Ages to the formation of the Kingdom of Italy. The multi-century history of Savoy included the period before the County of Savoy, then the County of Savoy, the Duchy of Savoy, the period from Savoy to Sicily and Sardinia before Italian unification, and thereafter. Wikipedia

  • Governorate of Dalmatia

    Territory divided in three Provinces of Italy during Italian Kingdom and Italian Empire epoch. Created later as an entity in April 1941 at the start of World War II in Yugoslavia, by uniting the existing Province of Zara together with occupied Yugoslav territory annexed by Italy after the invasion of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers and the signing of the Rome Treaties. Wikipedia

  • Cisalpine Republic

    Sister republic of France in Northern Italy that lasted from 1797 to 1802. After the Battle of Lodi in May 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte organized two states: one to the south of the Po, the Cispadane Republic, and one to the north, the Transpadane Republic. Wikipedia

  • March of Tuscany

    Frontier march of the Kingdom of Italy and the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages. Located in northwestern central Italy, it bordered the Papal States to the south, the Ligurian Sea to the west and Lombardy to the north. Wikipedia

  • Italian Republic (Napoleonic)

    Short-lived (1802–1805) republic located in Northern Italy. Milan. Wikipedia

  • Operational Zone of the Alpine Foothills

    Nazi German occupation zone in the sub-Alpine area in Italy during World War II. Established on 10 September 1943 by the occupying German Wehrmacht, as a response to the Allied Armistice with Italy proclaimed two days earlier following the Allied invasion of Italy. Wikipedia

  • Duchy of Parma

    Noble estate and title created in Italy in 1545. Originally a title of the Farnese family, in 1731 the Duchy passed to the Habsburgs and in 1748 to the Bourbons. Wikipedia

  • Republic of Cospaia

    Small state within modern-day Italy, located in northern Umbria, independent from 1440 to 1826. Located in what is now the hamlet of Cospaia in the comune of San Giustino in the Province of Perugia. Wikipedia

  • Euro gold and silver commemorative coins (Belgium)

    Euro gold and silver commemorative coins are special euro coins minted and issued by member states of the Eurozone, mainly in gold and silver, although other precious metals are also used in rare occasions. One of the first twelve countries in the Eurozone that introduced the euro on 1 January 2002. Wikipedia

  • Republic of Siena

    Historic state consisting of the city of Siena and its surrounding territory in Tuscany, central Italy. It existed for over 400 years, from 1125 to 1555. Wikipedia

  • Duchy of Urbino

    Fief of the Holy See in central-northern Italy. The duchy's territories occupied approximately the northern part of the modern region of Marche: they were bordered by the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Republic of Florence in the west and by the Papal States southwards. Wikipedia

  • Republic of Lucca

    Historic state of Italy, which lasted from 1160 to 1805 on the central Italian peninsula. Its territory extended beyond the city of Lucca, reaching the surrounding countryside in the north-western part of today's Tuscany region, to the borders with Emilia-Romagna and Liguria. Wikipedia

  • Odoacer

    Soldier and statesman of barbarian background, who deposed the child emperor Romulus Augustulus and became King of Italy (476–493). Traditionally seen as marking the end of the Western Roman Empire as well as Ancient Rome. Wikipedia


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