Il Gazzettino
Front page, 31 May 2009
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Società Editrice Padana
(67.21% - Caltagirone Editore)
FoundedMarch 1887
HeadquartersVenice, Italy
Circulation86,996 (2008)
WebsiteIl Gazzettino

Il Gazzettino is an Italian daily local newspaper, based in Mestre, Italy a borough of Venice. It is the main newspaper in the Northeast Italy and is one of the oldest newspapers in Italy.


Il Gazzettino has the following eight local editions:

  1. Venice
  2. Treviso
  3. Padua
  4. Belluno
  5. Rovigo
  6. Vicenza-Bassano
  7. Friuli (Udine)
  8. Pordenone

In 2006 the Rome-based publishing company Caltagirone Editore acquired the majority stake of Il Gazzettino's publishing company, Società Editrice Padana (which also owns TeleFriuli).

The circulation of Il Gazzettino was 136,092 copies in 1997.[1] It was 109,594 copies in 2004.[2] The paper had a circulation of 86,996 copies in 2008.[3]


  1. ^ Jose L. Alvarez; Carmelo Mazza; Jordi Mur (October 1999). "The management publishing industry in Europe" (PDF). University of Navarra. Archived from the original (Occasional Paper No:99/4) on 30 June 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  2. ^ "European Publishing Monitor. Italy" (PDF). Turku School of Economics and KEA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  3. ^ Data for average newspaper circulation in 2008 in Italy Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa