In Venice activists "Venice independence" provoeli rally for secession from Italy and the establishment of the Republic of Venice.
Their demands "Venice independence" justifies the fact that Venice became part of Italy recently. Venice and the surrounding areas were annexed to Italy in 1866. In the Middle Ages, Venice was the center of the Venetian Republic, one of the Mediterranean countries.
According to opinion polls in September, 80% of the city in favor of the independence of the city.