» Italy is well-known for its art, culture, and several monuments, among them the leaning tower of Pisa and the Roman Colosseum, as well as for its food (pizza, pasta, etc.), wine, lifestyle, elegance, design, cinema, theatre, literature, poetry, visual arts, music (notably Opera), holidays, and generally speaking, for taste. Football is the main national sport and the Italians are well known for their passion for this sport. Italy has won the Football World Cup three times: in 1934, 1938 and 1982.
» Italy has a diversified industrial economy with roughly the same total and per capita output as France and the United Kingdom . This capitalistic economy remains divided into a developed industrial north, dominated by private companies, and a less developedagricultural south.