Currency: Euro - EUR
Internet code: .it
Status: Parliamentary republic
more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy
PostEurop member: yes
UPU member: yes
Sepac member: no
Norden member: no
Europa stamps: since 1956 ->
Official site: http://e-filatelia.poste.it
"Italy is one of the 6 first countries who issued the first Europa stamps in 1956. They issued each year Europa stamps since that year!"
"In 1969 the CEPT celebrate their 10 years anniversary, the Italian artists Luigi Gasbarra and Georgio Belli made the common design that year."