112 is one of the emergency numbers in Italy.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 6 seconds. In addition to Italian, the calls are answered in English, French and German. In some areas, they may also be answered in Slovenian.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 36% of Italians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Italy:

  • 113 - police
  • 115 - fire brigade
  • 118 - first aid

In Lombardia and Rome province, Where Are U app uses the location function specific of the smartphone (GNSS, WIFI).

For disabled people, in specific areas, SMS, Fax and e-mail services are available.

Useful Link

11 February 2013
Last update: 
9 May 2017
Team responsible