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Headquarters of: Banca Ifis, SAVE Venice Airport, Zignago Vetro. Birthplace of: Marco Polo, Canaletto, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Goldoni, Vivaldi, Casanova, Christine de Pizan.
Famous for: Rialto Bridge, Piazza San Marco, Venetian Lagoon, Carnival, regattas, gondolas, the museum of the glass in Murano, La Biennale film festival, Spritz drink and bigoli (thick coarse spaghetti).
Leading political party: Partito Democratico (PD) democratic party center-left

Population 264,534
Italian population 59,685,227
Ranking of the city in terms of population 11

Source: Istat, 2013

1) Wealth
Gdp per capita EUR/year, 2014

3) Consumption
Per capita expenditure in cars,
motorbikes and electronics
EUR/year, 2014

5) Exports

7) Bank deposits
Bank deposits per capita EUR

9) Entrepreneurship
Registered companies per 100 inhabitants

2) Unemployment
Unemployment rate

4) Justice system
Ratio of judgements per pending/new cases
in 2014 x 100

6) ICT diffusion
Broadband coverage (% of population)

8) Youth
Share of population under the age of 30

10) Education
N. of graduates every 1,000 people aged
between 25 and 30 in 2014
Sources: (1) Istituto Tagliacarne, (2) Istat, (3) Findomestic, (4) Ministry of Justice, (5) Prometeia, (6) Osservatorio Banda Larga, (7) Abi-Bankitalia, (8) Datagiovani, (9) Infocamere, (10) Ministry of education

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  1. Politics

    Runoff vote may hand traditional red bastion Venice to businessman turned politician

    by Mariano Maugeri

    24 Exclusive content for IT24

    The city of Venice for the Italian right is like the Holy Grail. Seizing control of the lagoon city would have a symbolic value that cannot just be boiled down to the bare vote percentages that are being hurled around after Sunday’s regional and mayoral elections. Traditionally, Venice has always been regarded as a city-state, and its mayor has been seen as a “Red doge,” since the Communist Party has been like a mother hen: after working in the factory on the mainland, ...