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Rovigo



Introduction of Rovigo
City and capital of Rovigo province, Veneto region,36 mi SW of Venice, NE Italy. Known to exist asearly as a.d. 838, it was a part of the Este familyland s between 1194 and 1482, when it was acquiredby Venice. It came under Austria in 1797 and wasannexed to Italy in 1866. A walled town, its buildingsinclude the ruins of a 10th-century castle, the 16thcenturyoctagonal church of the Madonna delSocorso, and several Renaissance palaces.City and capital of Rovigo province, Veneto region,36 mi SW of Venice, NE Italy. Known to exist asearly as a.d. 838, it was a part of the Este familyland s between 1194 and 1482, when it was acquiredby Venice. It came under Austria in 1797 and wasannexed to Italy in 1866. A walled town, its buildingsinclude the ruins of a 10th-century castle, the 16thcenturyoctagonal church of the Madonna delSocorso, and several Renaissance palaces.

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