Sites & cities that bear the name of Torre Annunziata

Torre Annunziata

Today in : Italy
First trace of activity : 1319 C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Silva mala, Sylva mala, Nemus Regalis, Torr'Annunziata, Torre Nunziata

Description : Torre Annunziata (Italian pronunciation: ; Neapolitan: Torr'Annunziata) is a city and comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples, region of Campania in Italy. It is located on the Gulf of Naples at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. The city was destroyed in the Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD and in 1631. It is known locally in the Neapolitan dialect as Torre Nunziata. The city was once the seat of important ironwork (Deriver, Dalmine) food processing and pasta industries. Today industries still active include naval, armament and pharmaceutical ones. The archaeological site of Oplonti is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997.

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