Cavallino-Treporti

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Cavallino-Treporti
Comune
Comune di Cavallino-Treporti
The church of Treporti.
The church of Treporti.
Coat of arms of Cavallino-Treporti
Coat of arms
Cavallino-Treporti is located in Italy
Cavallino-Treporti
Cavallino-Treporti
Location of Cavallino-Treporti in Italy
Coordinates: 45°27′N 12°27′E / 45.450°N 12.450°E / 45.450; 12.450
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
Metropolitan cityVenice (VE)
FrazioniCa' Ballarin, Ca' Pasquali, Ca' Savio (communal seat), Ca' di Valle, Ca' Vio, Cavallino, Lio Grando, Lio Piccolo, Mesole, Punta Sabbioni, Saccagnana, Treporti
Government
 • MayorErminio Vanin
Area
 • Total44 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation1 m (3 ft)
Population (31 May 2008)
 • Total12,897
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cavallinotti - Treportini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code30010, 30013
Dialing code041
WebsiteOfficial website

Cavallino-Treporti is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy.

The commune occupies a peninsula (litorale del Cavallino) which divides the Venetian Lagoon from the Adriatic Sea. The river Sile forms the north-eastern boundary with the comune of Jesolo. The comune is composed of several boroughs, including Cavallino, Treporti, Punta Sabbioni and others.

Every year, about 6 million of visitors choose Cavallino Treporti for their holidays so the economy of the town is mostly based on tourism, in specific, summer tourism. Thanks to the large number of the visitors, Cavallino is the second most popular seaside resort in Italy. The beach is 15 km long and near the seaside there are about 30 villages-camps. The hotels are full of tourists from Northern Europe - Germany, Austria, Denmark. In the summer days that aren't suitable for bathing, the tourists usually go to Venice and to the islands of the Venetian lagoon (Burano, Torcello, Murano) The islands are easily accessible with boats that leave from Punta Sabbioni terminal and from Treporti-Ricevitoria.

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