Veneto

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Veneto
Region of Italy
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
Country Italy
Capital Venice
Government
 • President Luca Zaia[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 18,407.42 km2 (7,107.14 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total 4,915,123
 • Density 267.01857/km2 (691.57493/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vèneti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 166.4[4] billion (2015)
NUTS Region ITE3
Website Regione del Veneto

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

Geography[change | change source]

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).[2] The main river in the region is the Po. The highest mountain in the region is Marmolada, in the Belluno province, with an altitude of 3,342 m (10,965 ft).

Provinces[change | change source]

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

Veneto provinces.
Provinces of the Veneto region
Province Area[2]
(km²)
Population[3]
(2016)
Density
(inh./km2)
Communi
Province of Belluno (BL) &&&&&&&&&&&03672.2600003,672.26 &&&&&&&&&0206856.&&&&&0206,856 56.3 64
Province of Padua (PD) &&&&&&&&&&&02144.1500002,144.15 &&&&&&&&&0936887.&&&&&0936,887 437.0 104
Province of Rovigo (RO) &&&&&&&&&&&01819.3500001,819.35 &&&&&&&&&0240540.&&&&&0240,540 132.2 50
Province of Treviso (TV) &&&&&&&&&&&02479.8300002,479.83 &&&&&&&&&0885447.&&&&&0885,447 357.1 95
Metropolitan City of Venice (VE) &&&&&&&&&&&02472.9100002,472.91 &&&&&&&&&0855696.&&&&&0855,696 346.0 44
Province of Verona (VR) &&&&&&&&&&&03096.3900003,096.39 &&&&&&&&&0922383.&&&&&0922,383 297.9 98
Province of Vicenza (VI) &&&&&&&&&&&02722.5300002,722.53 &&&&&&&&&0867314.&&&&&0867,314 318.6 120
Total &&&&&&&&&&018407.42000018,407.42 &&&&&&&&04915123.&&&&&04,915,123 267.0 575

Largest municipalities[change | change source]

The 10 communi with more people living in it are:

No. Communi Province Population[3]
(1966)
Area[5](km2) Density
(inh./km2)
1 Venice VE 263,352 415.90 633.2
2 Verona VR 258,765 198.92 1,300.8
3 Padua PD 210,401 93.03 2,261.6
4 Vicenza VI 112,953 80.57 1,401.9
5 Treviso TV 83,731 55.58 1,506.5
6 Rovigo RO 51,867 108.81 476.7
7 Chioggia VE 49,706 187.91 264.5
8 Bassano del Grappa VI 43,372 47.06 921.6
9 San Donà di Piave VE 41,778 78.88 529.6
10 Schio VI 39,355 66.21 594.4

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Coordinates: 45°26′23″N 12°19′55″E / 45.43972°N 12.33194°E / 45.43972; 12.33194