The Italian city-states were a political phenomenon of small independent states mostly in the central and northern Italian Peninsula between the 9th and the 15th centuries. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, urban settlements in Italy generally enjoyed a greater continuity than in the rest of western Europe.What are the names of States in Italy?
Italy is an unitary state, so it is not divided in states like the USA. Inside Italy there are 2 independent states: Vatican and San Marino. Italy is divided in regions, that are: Valle d'Aosta. Piemonte. Trentino Alto Adige. Friuli Venezia Giulia. Veneto.