History of Venice: City of Dreams


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Published on Aug 25, 2015

History of Venice: City of Dreams – DOCS CHANNEL

Venice (English/ ˈvɛnɪs/ ven-iss; Italian: Venezia alternative outdated kind: Vinegia; Venetian: Venesia [veˈnɛzja]; Latin: Venetiae; Slovene: Benetke) is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a team of 118 tiny islands separated by canals and also linked by bridges. It lies in the marshy Venetian Shallows which stretches along the coastline, in between the mouths of the Po as well as the Piave Rivers. Venice is renowned for the elegance of its setting, its architecture, and also its artwork. The city in its whole is detailed as a Globe Heritage Website, together with its lagoon.

Venice is the capital of the Veneto region. In 2009, there were 270,098 people staying in Venice’s comune (the populace estimation of 272,000 inhabitants includes the populace of the entire Comune of Venezia; around 60,000 [3] in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico); 176,000 in Terraferma (the Mainland), mainly in the big frazioni (roughly equivalent to “churches” or “wards” in other countries) of Mestre and also Marghera; 31,000 survive other islands in the lagoon). Along with Padua as well as Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice City (PATREVE), with a total population of 2,600,000. PATREVE is only an analytical metropolitan area without any level of autonomy.

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