Venice by the Numbers:
Population: 62,000; 1,600,000 Padova-Venice metro area
Land Area: 177 square miles
Average Annual Rainfall: 34 inches
Average January Temperature: 38 degrees F/ 3 degrees C
Average July Temperature: 75 degrees F/ 23 degrees C
Major Industry: Tourism
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz; standard two-pin plugs
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Country Dialing Code: 39
Area Code: 041
Did You Know?
Venice is built on 117 islands, features 150 canals and over 400 bridges.
Venice is situated in Italy's northeast corner known as the Veneto region, just off the coast in the Adriatic Sea. Trieste rests 97 miles to the east, Milan 165 to the west, and Rome 327 miles to the southwest.