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Veneto region

Nation: Italy
capital City: Venice
6 provinces
575 Municipality
surface: 18.376,10 sq km
Population: 4.903.418 inhabitants
Density: 266 inhabitants per square km


General Information

Veneto is a North-Eastern region of Italy with Venezia capital.
Bordered to the east by the Friuli-Venezia Giulia and the Adriatic Sea (Gulf of Venice), to the north with Austria (Tyrol and Carinthia), north-west with the Trentino-Alto Adige to the west with Lombardy, to south with Emilia-Romagna.

Thanks to its landscape heritage, history, art and architecture, the Veneto is, with olte 60 million tourists a year, the most visited region of Italy.

The most spoken languages ​​are the Venetian, Ladin (in several municipalities of the Province of Belluno), Friuli (in the District of Portogruaro), Cimbro (in the Plateau of Asiago in the Verona Lessina and in the municipality of Sappada) and l ' Italian, although only the latter had, until the nineties, official status.
The bill aims to recognize the Venetian as an official language, studied by regional 2007 the Veneto Regional Council was approved by an overwhelming majority and no votes against the March 28 2007.

Veneto is one of two Italian regions whose inhabitants are officially recognized as "people" from the Italian Parliament.

With an area of ​​18390 square kilometers, the Veneto is the eighth Italian region area.
The northernmost point is Cima Vanscùro (on the border with Austria) and the southernmost point is the tip Bacucco (mouth of the Aryan or Goro Po).
Its territory is morphologically very varied, with a prevalence of plain (56,4%), but also extensive mountainous areas (29,1%) and, to a lesser extent, hilly (14,5%).
The Veneto mountains includes 70% of the totality of the Dolomites in the province of Belluno: this area of ​​outstanding beauty and high tourist value, includes the Cadore, Comelico, Ampezzo, the Agordino.
Among the most important findings, the Marmolada, the Three Peaks, Pelmo, Tofane, Civetta.

The hilly stretch is very varied and includes the Venetian Alps, from the Cansiglio to the east up to the Lessini Mountains in the west, passing through the Grappa and the Asiago Plateau.
In the Veneto plain are the major hills entire Po Valley: the Euganean Hills, which rise, distinctly isolated, south-west of Padua, followed, a short distance from the Berici Hills (south of Vicenza).
The Veneto plain is crossed by some of the most important Italian rivers, from south to north, the Po, the Adige, (or) Brenta, the (or) Piave, Livenza and Tagliamento, as well as a artificial series of drainage channels and irrigation.

Approaching the plain to the sea mingles with some of the most interesting areas amphibious and extensive in Italy, such as the Po Delta (is a regional park) and the Laguna Veneta, limited to the south from the mouth of the Brenta at Chioggia and north of the River Sile , flowing in the ancient river bed of the Piave; to the north lies the lagoon of Caorle, isolated today from the lagoon of Venice, but once integrated in the same lagoon system stretching from Ravenna to Grado.

To the west, on the border between the Veneto, Lombardy and Trentino, lies the basin of Lake Garda, the largest Italian lake.

The Veneto region has much to offer visitors who are dedicated to exploring and if you also want to discover its hidden treasures, you rent an apartment and start your adventure!

» By plane
In Veneto there are three international airports, such as the Marco Polo airport, Valerio Catullo in Verona and Treviso San Giuseppe.
The Venice airport is the third Italian airport hub, with more than 700 weekly scheduled flights to domestic and international destinations.
Verona Airport has daily connections with flights to major Italian and European cities.
Treviso Airport is dedicated to including regional flights, low-cost and charter flights.
» In the car
Veneto is well connected to the rest of Italy by an excellent motorway network.
It is crossed from west to east from A4 Turin-Trieste.
From the North it can be reached through the highway A22 Brenner-Modena.
From the south again with the A22 Brenner-Modena and especially from A13 Bologna-Padova.
In addition, the regional highway system includes the traits A31 Valdastico and A27 Venice-Belluno to quickly connect the main towns of the plain with the mountain resorts.
Complete the network an articulated network of regional and provincial roads that allow you to move easily throughout the region.
» On the train
The Veneto region is well served by the national railway system.
The north-south and east-west modeled on the highway system.
The most important ones are served by fast trains that allow you to connect the Venetian capitals with the main Italian cities in a very short time.
» On boat
You can reach the Veneto by sea, mainly from Greece, Istria and Dalmatia, using fast ferry services with direct flights to Venice.
The Venice maritime station is also frequent port of call for cruise ships transiting the Mediterranean.
Finally, in Veneto are numerous marinas to comfortably accommodate boaters tourists.

The Italian text is taken from:
- Wikipedia (Creative Commons)

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