Bank of Italy

The Bank of Italy, known in Italian as [La] Banca d'Italia (pronounced [ˈbaŋka diˈtaːlja]), is the central bank of Italy and part of the European System of Central Banks. It is located in Palazzo Koch, via Nazionale, Rome. The bank's current governor is Ignazio Visco, who took the office on 1 November 2011.

Bank of Italy
Banca d'Italia
HeadquartersPalazzo Koch, Rome, Italy
Established1893; 128 years ago (1893)
OwnershipBanks, insurance companies and social security institutions[1]
GovernorIgnazio Visco
Central bank ofItaly
Reserves34 440 million USD[1]
Succeeded byEuropean Central Bank (1999)1
WebsiteOfficial website
1 The Bank of Italy still exists but many functions have been taken over by the ECB.
Headquarters in Rome