Ascoli Piceno


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Ascoli Piceno

(ä`skōlē pēchĕ`nō), city (1991 pop. 53,591), capital of Ascoli Piceno prov., Marche region, central Italy, at the confluence of the Castellano and Tronto rivers. It is the market for a rich agricultural area and textiles and shoes are among its manufactures. A Roman settlement with extensive Roman remains, the city became a free republic in the 12th cent. and passed to papal control in the 15th cent.
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For the analysed periods of time, we calculated the number of earthquakes that occurred in Rieti, Perugia, LAquila, Ascoli Piceno and Macerata according to two grouping criteria: magnitude and earthquakes depth.
ITALY ..................................24 SAMOA ...............................13 CAPTAIN Sergio Parisse scored a decisive late try and New Zealandborn first-five Kelly Haimona kicked 14 points to give Italy a 24-13 victory over Samoa in Ascoli Piceno yesterday.
The crash took place on Tuesday near Ascoli Piceno, about 150 kilometers north-east of Rome.
2), painted in 1486 for the town of Ascoli Piceno, we can see both exterior and interior space: the Virgin in her room behind a grilled window, struck by the Holy Spirit as a golden shaft coming down from heaven, and the local saint and other figures in the street outside.
A l'occasion du jumelage de Kebili et la ville touristique Italienne de Ascoli Piceno, proche de la Capitale Rome un protocole de partenariat dans les secteurs du tourisme et de l'action municipale a ete signe hier entre les deux villes.
The letters are written by immigrants from several towns and cities in Italy: Venice, Spilimbergo (Pordenone), Arcugnano (Vicenza), Rome, Ascoli Piceno and Ripabottoni (Campobasso).
Italy ended a 13-game losing streak by beating Samoa 24-6 yesterday in Ascoli Piceno.
Born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, 22 July 1934, ordained priest in 1958.
He was born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, and was married to Helen Guidotti Filippini for 49 years.
Front cover picture: the square in Loreto; Ascoli Piceno (main picture), Sferisterio in Macerata (top) and Monti Sibillini (above)
The ALTANA Chemie Group has five sites in Italy: Ascoli Piceno, Quattordio, Collechio, Rivanazzano and Porto Marghera.