Maniago is a town and comune located in the Province of Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It is known principally today for its production of steel blades which are used by the big name producers of knives, scissors, and shears which are exported worldwide.
Italy, a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s "David" and Brunelleschi's Duomo; Venice, the city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.