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Venezia

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Venice is a city in north-east Italy.  In Italian, it is called Venezia and it is the capital city of the region of Veneto.  The nickname of Venice is la Serenissima - 'the Very Serene One'.  It is also known as la Regina dell'Adriatico - the Queen of the Adriatic.

It is built on around 120 little islands in a lagoon of the Adriatic Sea -
il Mar Adriatico.   The lagoon is called la Laguna di Venezia (the Venetian Lagoon).   The little islands are connected by over 400 bridges.  The roads are canals filled with a mixture of salt water and fresh water.