President of Italy

The president of Italy, officially denoted as President of the Italian Republic (Italian: Presidente della Repubblica Italiana) is the head of state of Italy. In that role, the officeholder represents national unity, guarantees that Italian politics comply with the Constitution of Italy and is the head of the Italian Armed Forces. The president's term of office lasts for seven years.[5] The current holder is former Constitutional Judge Sergio Mattarella, who was elected on 31 January 2015.[6]

President of the Italian Republic
Presidente della Repubblica Italiana
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Incumbent
Sergio Mattarella

since 3 February 2015
StylePresident (reference and spoken)
His Excellency (formal and diplomatic)[1]
Member ofHigh Council of Defence
High Council of the Judiciary
ResidenceQuirinal Palace, Rome
AppointerItalian Parliament
Regional Representatives
Term lengthSeven years, renewable
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Italy
Inaugural holderEnrico De Nicola
Formation1 January 1948
Salary€230,000 annually[2]
Websitewww.quirinale.it