Province of Treviso

Veneto, Italy

Province of Treviso
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About Province of Treviso

The Province of Treviso (Italian: Provincia di Treviso) is a province of the Veneto region in Italy. Its capital is the city of Treviso. The province is surrounded by Belluno to the north, Vicenza to the west, Padua to the southwest, Venice to the southeast and Friuli-Venezia Giulia to the east. The Piave river crosses the province while the Sile and Cagnan rivers cross the capital. The nickname of the province is La Marca Trevigiana. It has a prosperous economy and is an important wine producer. Includes an area of 750 square miles.

The province of Treviso was founded by the Celts but flourished under the Romans before being subjugated to Hun, Ostrogoth and Lombard control. During Roman rule, the province was called Tarvisium. During the First World War the province was seriously damaged by the Austrian army.

The province has a total population of around 900,000 as of 2016 . There are 95 municipalities in the province. The Marathon of Sant'Antonio is a popular event in the city of the province of Vedelago. It is an annual event organized on the last Sunday of April. The race starts in the city and ends in Padua. On their way, runners pass through eight different cities. Furniture, sports facilities, textiles, wine, shoes and machinery are some of the main commercial products in the province.

Montello Peak is located in the province. The Cansiglio plateau received the name of Bosco della Serenissima because it supplied timber for the manufacture of many Venetian ships.

Main attractions

Treviso's attractions include Piazza dei Signori and the Palazzo dei Trecento.

Barchessa di Villa Pola Pomini, Ca 'Corner della Regina and Villa Emo are located near Vedelago. Churches include the Cathedral of Castelfranco Veneto. La Rotonda in Badoere is also another tourist attraction. The northern Marca, Conegliano and Valdobbiadene are famous for their vineyards. Due to the presence of different landscapes, Asolo is called "the city of a hundred landscapes".


(as of September 30, 2010)

Source: Wikipedia
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