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    Venice (/ ˈ v ɛ n ɪ s / VEN-iss, Italian: Venezia, Italian: [veˈnɛttsja] ⓘ) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is built on a group of 126 islands that are separated by expanses of open water and by canals; portions of the city are linked by 472 bridges.

  2. The Republic of Venice ( Venetian: Repùbrega Vèneta; Italian: Repubblica di Venezia) was a sovereign state and maritime republic in Northeast Italy, which existed for a millennium between the 8th century and 1797.

  3. Venice is a city in Italy. It is the capital of the Veneto region, which is in the north-east of the country. The population of the 'Comune di Venezia', which is Venice, its lagoon and its mainland is 271,367.

  4. 2020 – the city of Venice is hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism is blocked and the Carnival of Venice is closed early. 2021 – 1600th Anniversary of the Foundation of Venice. See also. History of the city of Venice ; List of mayors of Venice, 1806–present; Timeline of the Republic of Venice

  5. 3 days ago · Venice, city, major seaport, and capital of both the province of Venezia and the region of Veneto, northern Italy. An island city, it was once the center of a maritime republic. It was the greatest seaport in late medieval Europe and the continent’s commercial and cultural link to Asia.

  6. Jan 31, 2019 · Updated on January 31, 2019. Venice is a city in Italy, best known today for the many waterways which criss-cross through it. It has developed a romantic reputation built upon by countless movies, and thanks to one startling horror film has also evolved a darker atmosphere.

  7. Venice - Maritime, Republic, Lagoon: Uniquely among Italy’s chief cities, Venice came into being after the fall of the Roman Empire in the West. The Lombard hordes, whose incursions into northern Italy began in ad 568, drove great numbers of mainlanders onto the islands of the lagoon, previously the homes of itinerant fishermen and salt workers.

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