A report on Veneto and Santa Catarina (state)

Venice, the primary tourist destination and the capital of Veneto
Aerial view of Florianópolis
Lake Alleghe near Belluno
Map of the State of Santa Catarina, 1907. National Archives of Brazil.
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Fort of São José da Ponta Grossa.
The Piave River
Joinville, the largest city of Santa Catarina, settled by Germans in 1851.
The Venetian Lagoon at sunset
Stone house in Nova Veneza, southern Santa Catarina, landmark of Italian immigration.
Relief map of Veneto
Downtown Chapecó.
The Adige in Verona
Rice plantation near Rio do Sul.
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.
Apple trees in Bom Jardim da Serra
The Horses of Saint Mark, brought as loot from Constantinople in 1204.
Cattle in Santa Catarina.
An 18th-century view of Venice by Canaletto.
Poultry in Campos Novos.
The 13th-century Castel Brando in Cison di Valmarino, Treviso.
BR 101 highway in Barra Velha, Santa Catarina.
Veneto's provinces.
Sunset in Criciúma.
St Mark's Basilica, the seat of the Patriarch of Venice.
Hering headquarters, in Blumenau
The Punta San Vigilio on the Lake Garda
Perdigão Headquarters, in Videira
Kiss of Judas by Giotto, in Padua.
The Port of Itajaí is one of the main ports of Brazil.
Giorgione's The Tempest.
Beto Carrero World is the largest theme park in Latin America.
The Prato della Valle in Padua, a work of Italian Renaissance architecture.
Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis.
Villa Cornaro.
Catarinense Academy of Letters.
Antonio Canova's Psyche Revived by Love's Kiss.
Oktoberfest of Blumenau.
The Church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice
Balneário Camboriú.
A Golden bottle of Prosecco
Snow in the Alps of Santa Catarina.
Asiago cheese and crackers
Praia do Rosa in Imbituba.
A slice of tiramisù
A party in Jurerê Internacional.
Antonio Salieri
Sandboarder on Florianópolis dunes.
Antonio Vivaldi
Campeche Island in Florianópolis.
Teatro La Fenice
German architecture in Blumenau
The Arena of Verona
View of Treze Tílias founded by Austrian immigrants, the large majority from Tyrol and Vorarlberg. The city exhibits in its buildings an Alpine-influenced timber framing style of architecture
Teatro Salieri
Chapecó is the main city in the West of Santa Catarina
Villa Barbaro
Family farm in Urubici
The Villa Capra "La Rotonda"
Cattle in Santa Catarina.
Villa Badoer
Wind farm in Bom Jardim da Serra
Villa Malcontenta
View of Itajaí
Villa Pisani (Bagnolo)
Balneário Camboriú.
The mount Antelao
The roads of Serra do Rio do Rastro.
Lastoi de Formin (Cadore)
In the region of Pomerode, Hunsrückisch and East Pomeranian are two of the minor languages.
The start of Strada delle 52 Gallerie
A trait that shows the structure of the Calà del Sasso

Most Venetians arrived after the Third Italian War of Independence in 1866, when Venice, along with the rest of the Veneto, became part of the newly created Kingdom of Italy.

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There are several million people of Venetian descent around the world, particularly in Brazil, in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná.

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Municipalities where Talian is co-official in Rio Grande do Sul.

Talian dialect

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Dialect of the Venetian language, spoken primarily in the Serra Gaúcha region in the northeast of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Dialect of the Venetian language, spoken primarily in the Serra Gaúcha region in the northeast of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Municipalities where Talian is co-official in Rio Grande do Sul.

It is also spoken in other parts of Rio Grande do Sul, as well as in parts of Espirito Santo and of Santa Catarina.

These settlers were mainly from Veneto, a region in Northern Italy, where Venetian was spoken, but also from Trentino and Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

South Region, Brazil

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One of the five regions of Brazil.

One of the five regions of Brazil.

São Miguel das Missões, where Jesuits lived with local Indians.
Areas of German settlement in Southern Brazil (pink), in 1905
Pomerode, A Pomeranian-German colony in Santa Catarina
Climate types of Southern Brazil.
Winery in Rio Grande do Sul.
Wheat in Paraná.
Tobacco in Rio Grande do Sul.
Cattle in Rio Grande do Sul.
Sheep in Rio Grande do Sul.
Swine in Santa Catarina
Poultry in Santa Catarina
Amethyst mine in Ametista do Sul, in Rio Grande do Sul.
BRF meat factory in Santa Catarina.
Hering textile industry in Santa Catarina.
Salton winery in Rio Grande do Sul
Klabin pulp and paper mill in Paraná
Beira Rio shoe factory, Rio Grande do Sul
Neugebauer Chocolate Factory, Rio Grande do Sul

It includes the states of Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, and Santa Catarina, and covers 576,409.6 km2, being the smallest region of the country, occupying only about 6.76% of the territory of Brazil.

They were mostly peasants from the Veneto in Northern Italy (but also from Trentino and Lombardia) attracted to Southern Brazil for economic opportunities and the chance to acquire their own lands.

Rio Grande do Sul

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State in the southern region of Brazil.

State in the southern region of Brazil.

Map with municipal boundaries
The historic town of São Miguel das Missões
Wine production in Bento Gonçalves
Yacumã Falls in the Turvo State Park are the second widest in the world.
Pico do Monte Negro is the highest mountain in the state.
Aparados da Serra National Park.
Snow in Caxias do Sul.
Rebel Cavalry during the Farroupilha Revolution.
Giuseppe Garibaldi leading the Riograndense navy to Laguna. Painting by Lucílio de Albuquerque, 1916.
Declaration of the Baron of Caxias announcing the end of the Revolution Farroupilha, 1845. National Archives of Brazil
Map Province of São Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul, current State of Rio Grande do Sul, 1877. National Archives of Brazil.
A German School in Estrela, 1866.
Italian Immigrants in Rio Grande do Sul, late 19th century.
A 19th-century house built by Italian immigrants in Caxias do Sul
Kerb by Pedro Weingärtner, 1892. The work portrays a typical German festival in a rural community.
German architecture in Nova Petrópolis.
Monument in Porto Alegre to honor the Azorean immigrants
The town of Gramado has occasional snowfalls.
Guardian Angel Cathedral in Santo Ângelo.
Porto Alegre, capital of Rio Grande do Sul
A winery in Bento Gonçalves. Rio Grande do Sul is the biggest wine producer in Brazil.
Sheep Farming in Rio Grande do Sul
Soybean plantation in Novo Barreiro.
Cattle in Rio Grande do Sul
Neugebauer's headquarters in Arroio do Meio.
Marcopolo S.A. is a global bus and coach manufacturer with headquarters in Caxias do Sul.
The Osório wind farm is the largest wind power park in Latin America.
Sunset at Salgado Filho International Airport.
Caxias do Sul Airport.
Rota do Sol Highway.
Great Porto Alegre Metro System.
Typical dance in a CTG (Center of Traditions).
Chimarrão is a traditional drink made by soaking dried leaves of the holly species Ilex paraguariensis in hot water.
A typical meal in Rio Grande do Sul with wine, bread, cheese, pasta with beef and salami.
Municipalities that the Talian is co-official in Rio Grande do Sul, highlighted in red: Bento Gonçalves, Caxias do Sul, Flores da Cunha, Nova Roma do Sul and Serafina Corrêa.
Guarita Beach in Torres.
The Dark Lake in Gramado.
Araucaria in the Mountains Region of Rio Grande do Sul
Pampas deer
Canyon Fortaleza at the Aparados da Serra National Park.
A German Protestant school for girls in Novo Hamburgo, 1886.
The town of Gramado has occasional snowfalls.
Cattle in Rio Grande do Sul
Vineyards in Flores da Cunha
Rice farming in Mariana Pimentel
BR-116 Highway in Ivoti.
Grape Festival in Caxias do Sul
Guarita Beach in Torres.
Lago Negro (dark lake) in Gramado.
Enotourism in Bento Gonçalves.

Located in the southernmost part of the country, Rio Grande do Sul is bordered clockwise by Santa Catarina to the north and northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Uruguayan departments of Rocha, Treinta y Tres, Cerro Largo, Rivera and Artigas to the south and southwest, and the Argentine provinces of Corrientes and Misiones to the west and northwest.

They were mostly poor peasants from Trentino and Veneto, Northern Italy, who were attracted to Southern Brazil to get their own farms.

A sign in Venetan reading "Here Venetan is also spoken"

Venetian language

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A sign in Venetan reading "Here Venetan is also spoken"
Distribution of Romance languages in Europe. Venetian is number 15.
Chart of Romance languages based on structural and comparative criteria.
A street sign (nizioléto) in Venice using Venetian calle, as opposed to the Italian via
Lasa pur dir (Let them speak), an inscription on the Venetian House in Piran, southwestern Slovenia
Venetian sign in ticket office, Santa Lucia di Piave

Venetian or Venetan (ƚéngua vèneta or vèneto ) is a Romance language spoken natively in the northeast of Italy, mostly in the Veneto region, where most of the five million inhabitants can understand it.

Notable examples of this are Argentina and Brazil, particularly the city of São Paulo and the Talian dialect spoken in the Brazilian states of Espírito Santo, São Paulo, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina.