Slide 2: Murano is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy.
It lies about 1.5 km north of Venice and measures about 1.5 km (1 mile) across with a population of just over 5,000 (2004 figures).
It is famous for its glass making, particularly lampworking.
It was once an independent comune, but is now a frazione of the comune of Venice.
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Music: Fischettata malandrina (canto popolare) Adriana