Italy is a sovereign state in Europe. It is located at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Italy has historically been home to many different cultures. Italy is home to more World Heritage Sites than any other nation in the world. These sites are culturally essential and valued. Italy has the most beaches in Europe.
The Italian coast is so beautiful that it must be preserved and to do so the government has instituted twenty- seven Marine Parks along the country's coastline. About sixty percent of the works of art of the world are in Italy. Italy is also a big wine producer.