Il Messaggero is an Italian newspaper based in Rome, Italy, founded in 1878.
It is owned by the Italian publishing company Caltagirone Editore, and its leaders include Azzurra Caltagirone, the partner of the political leader Pierferdinando Casini, on its board.
It is a national newspaper and the most popular daily newspaper in Rome and central Italy; It provides different local editions for the regions of Lazio, Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Tuscany.
- ^ Data for average number of paid-for copies (Totale pagata) from the Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa (Ads) survey on 2005 newspapers sales in Italy  (Excel file).
headquarters in Rome