Lazio

Lazio (UK: /ˈlætsi/, US: /ˈlɑːtsi/; Italian: [ˈlattsjo]; Latin: Latium, [ˈɫat̪i.ʊ̃ˑ]) is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy. Situated in the central peninsular section of the country, it has 5,864,321 inhabitants – making it the second most populated region of Italy (after Lombardy and just ahead of Campania)[1] – and its GDP of more than €197 billion per year means that it has the nation's second largest regional economy. The capital of Lazio is Rome, which is also the capital and largest city of Italy.

Lazio
CountryItaly
CapitalRome
Government
  PresidentNicola Zingaretti (PD)
Area
  Total17,242 km2 (6,657 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
  Total5,864,321
  Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym(s)English: Lazian
Italian: Laziale
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeIT-62
GDP (nominal)€201 billion (2019)[2]
GDP per capita€34,300 (2019)[2]
HDI (2019)0.914[3]
very high · 3rd of 21
NUTS RegionITE
Websitewww.regione.lazio.it