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'''Venice''', the city of canals, stretches across numerous small islands in a marshy lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in the northeast of [[Italy]]. The saltwater lagoon stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po (south) and the Piave (north) Rivers.  
 
'''Venice''', the city of canals, stretches across numerous small islands in a marshy lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in the northeast of [[Italy]]. The saltwater lagoon stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po (south) and the Piave (north) Rivers.  
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Venice is notable for it's elective, Republican form of government, with the Duke or Doge of Venice being elected by the Venetian Senate.
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
* http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice
 
* http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice
 
* [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marco_Polo Marco Polo] (1254-1324), Venitian traveller
 
* [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marco_Polo Marco Polo] (1254-1324), Venitian traveller

Revision as of 17:02, 7 November 2003

Venice, the city of canals, stretches across numerous small islands in a marshy lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in the northeast of Italy. The saltwater lagoon stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po (south) and the Piave (north) Rivers.

Venice is notable for it's elective, Republican form of government, with the Duke or Doge of Venice being elected by the Venetian Senate.


External Links