Government of Italy
The politics of Italy is conducted through a constitutional republic with a multi-party system. Italy has been a democratic republic since 2 June 1946, when the monarchy was abolished by popular refer...
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Parliament of Italy
The Italian Parliament (Italian: Parlamento Italiano) is the national parliament of the Italian Republic. It is a bicameral legislature with 945 elected members (parlamentari). It is composed of t...
Italian Chamber of Deputies
The Chamber of Deputies (Italian: Camera dei Deputati) is a house of the bicameral Parliament of Italy (the other being the Senate of the Republic). The two houses together form a perfect bicamera...
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Italian Senate
The Senate of the Republic (Italian: Senato della Repubblica) is a house of the bicameral Italian Parliament. It was established in its current form on 8 May 1948, but previously existed during th...
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Italian general election, 2006
In the Italian general election, 2006 for the renewal of the two Chambers of the Parliament of Italy held on 9 April and 10 April 2006 the incumbent prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, leader of the cen...
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History of the Italian Republic
After World War II and the overthrow of Mussolini's fascist regime, Italy's history was dominated by the Christian Democracy (Democrazia Cristiana, DC) political party for 48 years - from the 1946 ele...
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Strategy of tension
The strategy of tension (Italian: strategia della tensione) is a theory that Western governments during the Cold war used tactics that aimed to divide, manipulate, and control public opinion using...
Regions of Italy
The regions of Italy are the first-level administrative divisions of the country, constituting its second NUTS administrative level. There are 20 regions, of which five are constitutionally given a b...
Provinces of Italy
In Italy, a province (provincia) is an administrative division of intermediate level between a municipality (comune) and a region (regione).On 3 April 2014 the Italian Chamber of Deputies gave its fin...
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Communes of Italy
The comune ([koˈmune]; plural comuni) is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.
The comune provides many of the basic civil functions: registry...
President of Italy
The President of the Italian Republic (Italian: Presidente della Repubblica Italiana) is the head of state of Italy and, in that role, represents national unity and guarantees that Italian politic...
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Foreign relations of Italy
Foreign relations of the Italian Republic are the Italian government's external relations with the outside world.Located in Europe, Italy, since the unification in 1861, has been considered a major We...
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Italian intelligence agencies
Italian intelligence agencies have been reorganized many times since the 1946 birth of the Italian Republic in an attempt to increase their effectiveness and bring them more fully under civilian contr...
Judiciary of Italy
In Italy, judges are public officials and, since they exercise one of the sovereign powers of the State, only Italian citizens are eligible for judgeship. Italy's independent judiciary enjoys special ...
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King of Italy
King of Italy (Latin: Rex Italiae; Italian: Re d'Italia) was the title given to the ruler who ruled part or all of the Italian Peninsula after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. After the depositio...
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Italian law
The Italian legal system has a plurality of sources of production. These are arranged in a hierarchical scale, under which the rule of a lower source cannot conflict with the rule of an upper source (...