Sant'Andrea (Venetian Lagoon)

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Sant'Andrea
Isola di Sant'Andrea a Venezia.JPG
View of the Island of Sant'Andrea from the Porto di San Nicolò at the Lido of Venice
Sant'Andrea (Venetian Lagoon) is located in Venetian Lagoon
Sant'Andrea (Venetian Lagoon)
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Location in the Venetian Lagoon
Geography
Coordinates 45°26′05″N 12°22′52″E / 45.434602°N 12.381146°E / 45.434602; 12.381146Coordinates: 45°26′05″N 12°22′52″E / 45.434602°N 12.381146°E / 45.434602; 12.381146
Adjacent bodies of water Venetian Lagoon
Country
Region Veneto
Province Province of Venice

Sant'Andrea is a small island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy.

It houses the Forte di Sant'Andrea, a large fortress built in the 16th century to defend Venice. Sant'Andrea constitutes a prolongation of the island of Vignole, from which it is separated by a narrow channel, towards the Porto di San Nicolò on the Lido, between Venice's Island and the island of Sant'Erasmo.

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