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Encyclopedia > Castellammare di Stabia
Comune di Castellammare di Stabia
Coat of arms of Comune di Castellammare di Stabia
Municipal coat of arms
Country Flag of Italy Italy
Region Campania
Province Naples (NA)
Mayor Salvatore Vozza (since April 3, 2006)
Elevation 6 m
Area 17 km²
Population
 - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 66,413
 - Density 3,097/km²
Time zone CET, UTC+1
Coordinates 40°42′N 14°29′E
Gentilic Stabiesi
Dialing code 081
Postal code 80050, 80053
Frazioni Fratte, Madonna della Libera, Pioppaino, Ponte Persica, Pozzano, Privati, Quisisana, Scanzano, Varano
Patron San Catello
 - Day January 19
Website: www.comune.castellammare-di-stabia.napoli.it
Location of Castellammare di Stabia in the Gulf of Naples.
Location of Castellammare di Stabia in the Gulf of Naples.

Castellammare di Stabia is a comune in the province of Naples, Campania region, Italy. It is situated on the Bay of Naples about 30 kilometers southeast of Naples, on the route to Sorrento. Image File history File links CastellammarediStabia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The Regions of Italy were granted a degree of regional autonomy in the 1948 constitution, which states that the constitutions role is: to recognize, protect and promote local autonomy, to ensure that services at the State level are as decentralized as possible, and to adapt the principles and laws... Campania is a region of Southern Italy, bordering on Lazio to the north-west, Molise to the north, Puglia to the north-east, Basilicata to the east, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west. ... In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... The province of Naples (Italian: Provincia di Napoli) is a province in the Campania region of Italy. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing daylight saving Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of the time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Central European Time West Africa Time British Summer Time* Irish Summer Time* Western European Summer Time* Category: ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ethnonym. ... Here are a list of area codes in Italy. ... A frazione, in Italy, is the name given in administrative law to a type of territorial subdivision of a comune; for other subdivisions, see municipio, circoscrizione, quartiere. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Download high resolution version (1514x988, 158 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1514x988, 158 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... In Italy, the comune, (plural comuni) is the basic administrative unit of both provinces and regions, and may be properly approximated in casual speech by the English word township or municipality. ... The province of Naples (Italian: Provincia di Napoli) is a province in the Campania region of Italy. ... Campania is a region of Southern Italy, bordering on Lazio to the north-west, Molise to the north, Puglia to the north-east, Basilicata to the east, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west. ... Gulf of Naples The Gulf of Naples is located off the southwestern coast of Italy. ... The Bay of Naples Naples (Italian: , Neapolitan: Nàpule, from Greek Νεάπολη < Νέα Πόλις Néa Pólis New City) is the largest city in southern Italy and capital of the Campania region and the Province of Naples. ... Vesuvius overlooking Sorrento and the Bay of Naples. ...

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History

Castellammare di Stabia lies next to the Ancient Roman city of Stabiae, destroyed by the Vesuvio in 79 CE. The Castle from which the city takes its name was erected probably around the 9th century, on a hill commanding the southern side of the Gulf of Naples. It was restored during the reign of Frederick II of Hohenstaufen and enlarged by King Charles I of Anjou. The city of Stabiae was at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, and therefore was one of the communities damaged by its eruption in 79 AD. Some few people got away from the initial lava, and told others of the coming erruption, but succumbed to the ash as it started to... Mount Vesuvius (Italian: Monte Vesuvio) is a volcano east of Naples, Italy, located at 40°49&#8242;N 14°26&#8242; E. It is the only active volcano on the European mainland, although it is not currently erupting. ... AD79 Events June 23 - Titus succeeds his father Vespasian as Roman emperor. ... Frederick II (December 26, 1194 – December 13, 1250), of the Hohenstaufen dynasty, was a pretender to the title of King of the Romans from 1212 and unopposed holder of that monarchy from 1215. ... Charles I (March 1227 - January 7, 1285) was the posthumous son of King Louis VIII of France, created Count of Anjou by his elder brother King Louis IX in 1246, thus founding the second Angevin dynasty. ...


The comune, previously called Castellamare, assumed the name Castellammare on January 22, 1863, and the current name on May 31, 1912. January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

Castellammare di Stabia with the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvio.
Castellammare di Stabia with the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvio.

Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (551x701, 105 KB) Castellammare di Stabia, the Gulf of Napels and Vesuvio picture taken by user:Idéfix, june 2005 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Castellammare... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (551x701, 105 KB) Castellammare di Stabia, the Gulf of Napels and Vesuvio picture taken by user:Idéfix, june 2005 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Castellammare...

Notable people

It was the hometown of Gabriele Capone, father of Al Capone. Capone redirects here. ...

  • Luigi Denza, author of the famous song Funiculì, Funiculà was born in Castellammare di Stabia

Luigi Denza (February 24, 1846 - January 26, 1922), was an Italian composer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Raffaele Viviani (1888-1950). ...

See also

The city of Stabiae was at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, and therefore was one of the communities damaged by its eruption in 79 AD. Some few people got away from the initial lava, and told others of the coming erruption, but succumbed to the ash as it started to...

External links

  • Castellammare di Stabia Photos

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Castellammare di Stabia - The town of Castellammare di Stabia (337 words)
Castellammare di Stabia (ZIP code 80053) belongs to the province of Napoli and is 32 kilometers far from Napoli, that is the Chief Town of the homonymous province.
Castellammare di Stabia has a population of 66.929 inhabitants (Stabiesi) and a surface of 17,7 square kilometers thus showing a population density of 3.781,30 inhabitants per square kilometer.
Population: The municipality of Castellammare di Stabia had a popolation of 68.733 inhabitants accordingly to the results of the national census made in 1991.
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Castellammare di Stabia[kAstel´´lAm-mA´rA dE stA´byA] Pronunciation Key, city (1991 pop.
It is also a commercial and industrial center, with shipyards founded in 1783.
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