Italians

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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.

Total population
c. 124 million
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Italy        55,695,126 [1]
 Brazil 23,047,494 [2]
 Argentinae 16,427,786 [2]
 Unitit States 15,728,020 [2]
 Fraunce 1,903,890 [2]
 Canadae 1,445,335 [3]
 Uruguay 1,055,220 [2]
 Australie 852,418 [4]
 Germany 695,160 [2]
 Swisserland 521,146 [2]
 Belgium 376,091 [2]
 Unitit Kinrick 255,403 [2]
 Chile 184,997 [2]
 Venezuela 126,553 [2]
 Sooth Africae 77,400 [2]
 Spain 38,694 [2]
Ither kintras <20,000
Leids

Historically Laitin, noudays Italian an ither languages.
(Sicilian · Neapolitan · Corsican · Sardinie · Piedmontese · Ligurie · Lombard · Venetian · Friulan)

Releegion

Predominantly Roman Catholic.

Sib ethnic groups

Ither Laitin fowks: FrenchPortugueseRomaniesRomanschSpainyieWalloons
Historically relatit: GreeksMaltese

Italians (Italian: italiani) are an ethnic group native o Italy that share a common Italian cultur, 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]

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  1. "15° Censimento generale della popolazione e delle abitazioni" (in Italian). ISTAT. 27 aprile 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 "Italiani nel Mondo: diaspora italiana in cifre" (in Italian). Migranti Torino. 30 April 2004. 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". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  5. "Criteria underlying legislation concerning citizenship". Italian Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 22 September 2012.