A report on Adriatic Sea and Veneto

Bay of Kotor, a ria in the Southern Adriatic
Gjipe Canyon in southern Albania, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea
Venice, the primary tourist destination and the capital of Veneto
Depth of the Adriatic Sea
Lake Alleghe near Belluno
Schematic layout of Adriatic Sea currents
Cortina d'Ampezzo
A submarine spring near Omiš, observed through sea surface rippling
The Piave River
As seen from the map, most of the landmass surrounding the Adriatic sea is classified as Cfa, with the southern region (near the Ionian sea) being Csa.
The Venetian Lagoon at sunset
MOSE Project north of Lido di Venezia
Relief map of Veneto
Adriatic Microplate boundaries
The Adige in Verona
Sediment billowing out from Italy's shore into the Adriatic
The Tetrarchs were the four co-rulers who governed the Roman Empire as long as Diocletian's reform lasted. Here they are portrayed embracing, in a posture of harmony, in a porphyry sculpture dating from the 4th century, produced in Anatolia, located today on a corner of St Mark's Basilica in Venice.
Pebble beach at Brač island, in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia
The Horses of Saint Mark, brought as loot from Constantinople in 1204.
Coast of Conero in Italy
An 18th-century view of Venice by Canaletto.
Isole Tremiti protected area
The 13th-century Castel Brando in Cison di Valmarino, Treviso.
Kornati National Park
Veneto's provinces.
Karavasta Lagoon in Albania
St Mark's Basilica, the seat of the Patriarch of Venice.
Pula Arena, one of the six largest surviving Roman amphitheatres
The Punta San Vigilio on the Lake Garda
Mosaic of Emperor Justinian and his court, from the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy
Kiss of Judas by Giotto, in Padua.
The Republic of Venice was a leading maritime power in Europe
Giorgione's The Tempest.
Battle of Lissa, 1811
The Prato della Valle in Padua, a work of Italian Renaissance architecture.
Battle of Lissa, 1866
Villa Cornaro.
The last moments of SMS Szent István, hit and sank by the Italian MAS
Antonio Canova's Psyche Revived by Love's Kiss.
The Duce Benito Mussolini in a beach of Riccione, in 1932
The Church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice
The town of Izola in the Gulf of Koper, southwestern Slovenia
A Golden bottle of Prosecco
A Trabucco, old fishing machine typical of Abruzzo region in Italy
Asiago cheese and crackers
Fishing boat in Croatia
A slice of tiramisù
Port of Trieste, the largest port in the Adriatic
Antonio Salieri
Rimini is a major seaside tourist resort in Italy
Antonio Vivaldi
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Teatro La Fenice
View of Ulcinj, Montenegro
The Arena of Verona
The Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) on the island of Brač
Teatro Salieri
The Palace of the Emperor Diocletian in Split
Villa Barbaro
The coast of Neum, the only town to be situated along Bosnia and Herzegovina's {{convert|20|km|0|abbr=on}} of coastline
The Villa Capra "La Rotonda"
Portorož is the largest seaside tourist centre in Slovenia
Villa Badoer
Port of Durrës, the largest port in Albania
Villa Malcontenta
Port of Rijeka, the largest cargo port in Croatia
Villa Pisani (Bagnolo)
Port of Koper, the largest port in Slovenia
The mount Antelao
Port of Trieste, the largest cargo port in the Adriatic
Lastoi de Formin (Cadore)
Port of Bar, the largest seaport in Montenegro
The start of Strada delle 52 Gallerie
Port of Ancona, a large passenger port
A trait that shows the structure of the Calà del Sasso

The Po Valley, covering 57% of Veneto, extends from the mountains to the Adriatic sea, broken only by some low hills: Euganean Hills, Berici Hills Colli Asolani and Montello, which constitute the remaining 14% of the territory.

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The Adriatic Sea is a semi-enclosed sea, bordered in the southwest by the Apennine or Italian Peninsula, in the northwest by the Italian regions of Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and in the northeast by Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Albania—the Balkan peninsula.

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Brenta (river)

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The Brenta Canal (light green line, marked "Brenta Nova") between the rivers Brenta and Bacchiglione

The Brenta is an Italian river that runs from Trentino to the Adriatic Sea just south of the Venetian lagoon in the Veneto region, in the north-east of Italy.


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The true source of Adige inside a bunker of the Alpine Wall
The false source
Graun, the bell tower in the Reschensee.
The Adige between Laas and Göflan in the Vinschgau.
The Adige flowing through Lagarina Valley.
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The Adige flowing through Verona.
The Adige flowing through Verona, as seen from the Castelvecchio Bridge.
The Adige flowing through Verona.
The Adige flowing through Verona seen from Castel San Pietro.
Adige river and Ponte Pietra in Verona.
The mouth of the Adige at Rosolina Mare

The Adige (Etsch ; Àdexe ; ; ; Athesis;, or Ἄταγις, Átagis ) is the second-longest river in Italy, after the Po, rises in the Alps in the province of South Tyrol (Italian: Alto Adige "high Adige"), near the Italian border with Austria and Switzerland, and flows 410 km through most of northeastern Italy to the Adriatic Sea.

The Adige crosses Trentino and later Veneto, flowing past the town of Rovereto, the Lagarina Valley, the cities of Verona and Adria and the north-eastern part of the Po Plain into the Adriatic Sea.


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Adria is a town and comune in the province of Rovigo in the Veneto region of northern Italy, situated between the mouths of the rivers Adige and Po.

Adria may have given its name during an early period to the Adriatic Sea, to which it was connected by channels.

Friuli Venezia Giulia

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One of the 20 regions of Italy and one of five autonomous regions with special statute.

One of the 20 regions of Italy and one of five autonomous regions with special statute.

Roman ruins in Aquileia
Miramare Castle, built by Archduke Maximilian of Austria, later Emperor of Mexico, in Trieste
A view of the Carnia highlands
The bay of Portopiccolo, Sistiana
The sandy beach of Lignano Sabbiadoro
The port of Trieste
New subdivisions since January 2018
The seat of the regional government in Trieste
Map of the Unione territoriale intercomunale of Friuli-Venezia Giulia; letters correspond to those in leftmost column of the table above
Abolished (in 2017, 2018) provinces of Friuli-Venezia Giulia
A traffic sign in Italian, Friulan, German and Slovene
Piazza San Giacomo in Udine
The Miramare Castle in Trieste
The lake of Fusine in Valromana
The Devil's Bridge in Cividale del Friuli
Terrazza Mare in Lignano Sabbiadoro
The Grado lagoon
The bay of Sistiana
Piazza Unità d'Italia in Trieste
The sea in Trieste
Sanctuary in Mount Lussari, Tarvisio
The Tagliamento river near Pinzano
Typical houses in Carnia

The regional capital is Trieste on the Gulf of Trieste, Adriatic Sea.

To the south it faces the Adriatic Sea and to the west the Veneto region.


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Natural-colour satellite image of north-eastern Italy showing parts of the Cellina, Meduna, and Tagliamento rivers.

The Tagliamento is a braided river in north-east Italy, flowing from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea at a point between Trieste and Venice.

The source is in the Mauria Pass, on the border between the regions of Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Extent of Etruscan civilisation and the twelve Etruscan League cities.

Etruscan civilization

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Extent of Etruscan civilisation and the twelve Etruscan League cities.
Biconical cinerary urn with crest-shaped helmet lid, 9th–8th century BC, from Monterozzi (Fontanaccia), Tarquinia, Museo archeologico nazionale
Urn in the shape of a hut, which represents the typical Etruscan house of the Villanovan phase, 8th century BC, from Vulci, Musée d'art et d'histoire de Genève
Etruscan pendant with swastika symbols from Bolsena, Italy, 700–650 BC. Louvre
Putto Graziani, hollow-cast bronze on which is engraved the Etruscan inscription "To the god Tec Sans as a gift" (Tec Sans was the protectress of childhood), 3-2nd century BC, Rome, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco
Sarcophagus of the Spouses, about 1st century BC, Volterra, Museo etrusco Guarnacci
Painted terracotta Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, about 150–130 BC.
Ethnic groups of Italy (as defined by today's borders) in 400 BC
Etruscan territories and major spread pathways of Etruscan products
The Mars of Todi, an Etruscan bronze sculpture, c. 400 BC
A former Etruscan walled town, Civita di Bagnoregio
The Capitoline Wolf, long considered an Etruscan bronze, feeding the twins Romulus and Remus
Etruscan mother and child, 500–450 BC
Sarcophagus of the Spouses, (Louvre, Room 18)
Etruscan warrior, found near Viterbo, Italy, dated c. undefined 500 BC
3D view, facing west, of the Etruscan Hypogeum of the Volumnis, Perugia, Italy, cut from a laser scan
5th century BC fresco of dancers and musicians, Tomb of the Leopards, Monterozzi necropolis, Tarquinia, Italy
Janiform kantharos, Etruscan pottery, second half of the 4th century BC.
Cippus Perusinus. 3rd–2nd century BC, San Marco near Perugia
Samples of Etruscan script, from the Liber linteus

The Etruscan civilization of ancient Italy covered a territory, at its greatest extent, of roughly what is now Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Lazio, as well as what are now the Po Valley, Emilia-Romagna, south-eastern Lombardy, southern Veneto, and western Campania.

In the 4th century BC, Etruria saw a Gallic invasion end its influence over the Po Valley and the Adriatic coast.

First French Empire

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The empire ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte who established French hegemony over much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.

The empire ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte who established French hegemony over much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.

The First French Empire at its greatest extent in 1812:
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Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1806
The First French Empire at its greatest extent in 1812:
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Imperial standard of Napoleon I
The Battle of Austerlitz, 2nd December 1805, by François Gérard
The Arc de Triomphe, ordered by Napoleon in honour of the Grande Armée, is one of several landmarks whose construction was started in Paris during the First French Empire.
Napoleon reviewing the Imperial Guard before the Battle of Jena, 1806
Aftermath of the Battle of Eylau, 1807
Napoleon demanded that Alexander I of Russia and Frederick William III of Prussia meet him at Tilsit in July 1807.
Napoleon and his staff during the War of the Sixth Coalition, by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier
Organigramme of the French Consulate and later the Empire
The Napoleonic Code
French départements in 1801 during the Consulate
French départements in 1812
Map of the First French Empire in 1812, divided into 130 départements, with the kingdoms of Spain, Portugal, Italy and Naples, and the Confederation of the Rhine and Illyria and Dalmatia
Europe in 1812, with the French Empire at its peak before the Russian Campaign

Napoleon's creation of the Kingdom of Italy, the occupation of Ancona, and his annexation of Venetia and its former Adriatic territories marked a new stage in the French Empire's progress.


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The cylindrical bell tower of the cathedral.
The Church of the Blessed Virgin of the Angel on the sea.
The beach

Caorle (Càorle) is a coastal town in the Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy, located between the estuaries of the Livenza and Lemene rivers.

It is situated on the Adriatic Sea between two other tourist towns, Eraclea and Bibione.