VENETO

ITALY

SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP
EST. 1997
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VENETO

ITALY

SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP
EST. 1997

About Veneto

  • Population: 4,865,380

  • Capital: Venice (260,897 pop.)

  • Language: Italian

  • Area: 18,345 km2 (7,083 sq mi)

  • Climate: continental; mild

HISTORY

The Veneto Region of Italy entered into a sister state relationship with the state of Iowa through an official agreement signed by Governor Terry Branstad and Assessore Pierluigi Bolla in December of 1997.

 

The Veneto Region is located in northeast Italy and extends from the Adriatic Sea to the Dolomites. This relationship has resulted in a variety of exchanges over the years.

 

Veneto exchanges have included food, sports, art, students and so much more!

COUNTRY COMMITTEE CHAIR

PAOLO BARTASEGHI

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Last Updated: JANUARY 20, 2021