Italians (Italian: italiani) are an ethnic group native o Italy that share a common Italian culture, ancestry an speak the Italian leid as a mither tongue. Legally, Italians are citizens o the Italian Republic, regardless o ancestry or kintra o residence (tho the principle o jus sanguinis is uised extensively an arguably mair favorably in the Italian naitionality law), an are distinguisht frae fowk o Italian strynd an frae ethnic Italians livin in territories adjacent tae the Italian Peninsulae.[5]

Italians
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Individuals namit frae left tae richt:

1st row: Alessandro Volta, Enrico Fermi, Lorenzo de Medici, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Giacomo Leopardi

2nd row: Leonardo da Vinci, Christopher Columbus, Federico Fellini, Giuseppe Verdi, Dante Alighieri

3rd row: Anna Magnani, Ugo Foscolo, Umberto Eco, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Galileo Galilei

4th row: Antonio Vivaldi, Guglielmo Marconi, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Alessandro Manzoni, Grazia Deledda

5th row: Giosuè Carducci, Luciano Pavarotti, Niccolò Machiavelli, Marco Polo, Valentino Rossi

6th row: Sergio Leone, Luigi Pirandello, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Salvatore Quasimodo.
Tot population
c. 124 million
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Italy        55,695,126 [1]
 Brazil32,047,494[2]
 Argentinae16,427,786[2]
 Unitit States15,728,020[2]
 Fraunce1,903,890[2]
 Canadae1,445,335[3]
 Uruguay1,055,220[2]
 Australie852,418[4]
 Germany695,160[2]
  Swisserland521,146[2]
 Belgium376,091[2]
 Unitit Kinrick255,403[2]
 Chile184,997[2]
 Venezuela126,553[2]
 Sooth Africae77,400[2]
 Spain38,694[2]
Ither kintras<20,000
Leids
Historically Laitin, noudays Italian an ither leids.
(Sicilian · Neapolitan · Corsican · Sardinie · Piedmontese · Ligurie · Lombard · Venetian · Friulan)
Releegion
Predominantly Roman Catholic.
Relatit ethnic groups
Ither Laitin fowks: FrenchPortugueseRomaniesRomanschSpainyieWalloons
Historically relatit: GreeksMaltese

NotesEedit

  1. "15° Censimento generale della popolazione e delle abitazioni" (in Italian). ISTAT. 27 aprile 2012. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 2018-12-24. Retrieved 22 September 2012. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Italiani nel Mondo: diaspora italiana in cifre" (PDF) (in Italian). Migranti Torino. 30 Apryle 2004. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 27 Februar 2008. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  3. "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data". Statistics Canada. 6 October 2010. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  4. "A Picture of the Nation: Cultural diversity overview" (PDF). Australian Bureau of Statistics. 29 Januar 2009. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  5. "Criteria underlying legislation concerning citizenship". Italian Ministry of Interior. Archived frae the original on 22 Juin 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2012.