Location is another theme of the five themes of geography. There are two types of location, which are relative and abosolute location. Relative being other bordering countries or other larger land marks by Italy. Absolute is well, the absolute location or latitude and longitudeItaly is located in the southern part of Europe. The capital is Rome, which is in the region of Lazio. Italy has 20 different regions like there are 50 states in the United States of America. Those regions are (from north to south) Trentino Alto-Adige, Valle D'osta, Piemonte, Lombardia, Friuli Venezia Giullia, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Liguria, Toscana, Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo, Molise, Puglia, Campania, Basilicata, and Calabria. There are also two islands which are Sardegna, and Sicily.
Italy is located by the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Ionian, and Tyrenhenian Sea. The other countries bordering Italy are France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Albania, and Montenegro. It is also located in Southern Europe.
Italy also has an absolute location which is latitude and longitude. The latitude of Italy is ranging from approximately 37 to 47.5 degrees N and 7.5 to 18.5 degrees E longitude. The abosolute location of the capital Rome, Italy is 41.9 degrees N latitude and 12.5 E longitude.