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Torre Annunziata, population 52,875 (1991), is a city in the province of Naples, region of Campania in Italy. It is located at the Gulf of Naples at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius. The city was destroyed in the Vesuvius eruption of 1631. Naples (It. ... 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. ... The Gulf of Naples is located off the southwestern coast of Italy. ... Mount Vesuvius (Italian: Monte Vesuvio) is a volcano east of Naples, Italy, located at 40°49′N 14°26′ E. It is the only active volcano on the European mainland, although it is not currently erupting. ... Eruption can refer to: Volcanic eruption The eruption of teeth through the gum Eruption (band) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ...

It is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997. UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1946. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Torre Annunziata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (155 words)
Torre Annunziata is a city and commune in the province of Naples, region of Campania in Italy.
It is located at the Gulf of Naples at the foot of Mt.
On the Tabula Peutingeriana Torre Annunziata is called Oplonti.
Torre Annunziata - LoveToKnow 1911 (128 words)
TORRE ANNUNZIATA, a seaport of Campania, Italy, in the province of Naples, on the east of the Bay of Naples, and at the south foot of Mt Vesuvius, 14 m.
It has a royal arms factory established by Charles IV., and other ironworks, considerable manufacture of macaroni, paper, breeding of silkworms, and some fishing and shipping.
Remains attributed to the Roman poststation of Oplontis were discovered in making the railway between Torre del Greco and Torre Annunziata, a little west of the latter, in 1842.
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