is a region in the Northeastern part of Italy
(Venezia) is the capital of the region, which is divided into the provinces of Belluno, Padova, Treviso, Rovigo, Venice, Verona and Vicenza
(named for their principal cities).
Veneto lies between the Adriatic Sea
and the ranges of the Alps
(Prealpi Venete, Dolomites, Carnic Alps).
Highest peaks include the Cima Dosici (2340 m) and Mont Baldo (2218 m).
Veneto is traversed by the rivers Po
, Adige and Piave.