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Veneto

region in Italy

Veneto is one of the twenty regions of Italy, in northeastern Italy on the Adriatic Sea. The capital is Venice.

Veneto
Palazzo Balbi, headquarters of the region in Venice
Palazzo Balbi, headquarters of the region in Venice
Flag of Veneto
Flag
Coat of arms of Veneto
Coat of arms
Veneto in Italy.svg
CountryItaly
CapitalVenice
Government
 • PresidentLuca Zaia[1]
Area
 • Total18,407.42 km2 (7,107.14 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2017)[2]
 • Total4,907,529
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vèneti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ Nominal€166.4[3] billion (2015)
NUTS RegionITE3
WebsiteRegione del Veneto

GeographyEdit

The region is in Northeast Italy, bordered to the north by the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol region (and Austria in the northeastern corner), to the east by the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, to the southeast and south by the Adriatic Sea, to the southwest by the Emilia-Romagna region, and to the west by the Lombardy region.

Veneto is the 8th largest region in Italy, with a total area of 18,407.42 km2 (7,107.1 sq mi).[4] The main river in the region is the Po. The highest mountain in the region is Marmolada (46°26′4″N 11°51′5″E / 46.43444°N 11.85139°E / 46.43444; 11.85139 (Marmolada)), in the Belluno province, with an altitude of 3,342 m (10,965 ft).[5]

ProvincesEdit

Veneto is divided in a Metropolitan City (Venice) and six provinces:

Provinces of the Veneto region
Province Area[4]
(km²)
Population[2]
(2017)
Density
(inh./km2)
Communi
Province of Belluno (BL) 3,672.26 205,781 56.0 64
Province of Padua (PD) 2,144.15 936,274 436.7 104
Province of Rovigo (RO) 1,819.35 238,588 131.1 50
Province of Treviso (TV) 2,479.83 885,972 357.3 95
Metropolitan City of Venice (VE) 2,472.91 854,275 345.5 44
Province of Verona (VR) 3,096.39 921,557 297.9 98
Province of Vicenza (VI) 2,722.53 865,082 317.7 120
Total 18,407.42 4,907,529 266.6 575

Largest municipalitiesEdit

The 10 communi with more people living in it are:

No. Communi Province Population[2]
(2017)
Area[6]
(km2)
Density
(inh./km2)
1 Venice VE 261,905 415.90 629.7
2 Verona VR 257,353 198.92 1,293.8
3 Padua PD 209,829 93.03 2.3
4 Vicenza VI 112,198 80.57 1,392.6
5 Treviso TV 83,950 55.58 1,510.4
6 Rovigo RO 51,625 108.81 474.5
7 Chioggia VE 49,650 187.91 264.2
8 Bassano del Grappa VI 43,395 47.06 922.1
9 San Donà di Piave VE 41,883 78.88 531.0
10 Schio VI 39,219 66.21 592.3

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Il Presidente della Regione del Veneto" (in Italian). Regione del Veneto. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  3. "Eurostat – Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". Epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu. 2011-03-11. Retrieved 2011-06-03.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Regione Veneto" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  5. "Marmolada, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  6. "Comuni veneti per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 2 October 2017.

Other websitesEdit