Latitude and longitude of Venetian Ghetto

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The Venetian Ghetto was the area of Venice in which Jews were compelled to live under the Venetian Republic. It is from its name in Italian ("ghetto"), that the English word "ghetto" is derived: in the Venetian language it was named "ghèto". The Venetian Ghetto (incidentally, the first Ghetto) was instituted in 1516, though political restrictions on Jewish rights and residences existed before that date.

Latitude: 45° 26' 25.79" N
Longitude: 12° 19' 21.00" E

Nearest city to this article: Venice

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