Germany–Italy relations

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Germany–Italy relations
Map indicating locations of Germany and Italy


Embassy of Italy in Germany.

Germany–Italy relations refer to interstate relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Italian Republic.


Relations were established after the Unification of Italy. Both countries enjoy friendly relations and were members of the Axis during World War II, formed an alliance during the Cold War (West Germany), and are full members of the European Union. Germany also has an embassy in Rome and consulates in Milan and Naples, while Italy has an embassy in Berlin and consulates in Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Saarbrücken, and Stuttgart.

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