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)
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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