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Torre Annunziata(tôr`rā än-no͞ontsyä`tä), city (1991 pop. 52,875), Campania, S Italy, on the Bay of Naples and at the foot of Mt. VesuviusVesuvius
, Ital. Vesuvio, active volcano, S Italy, on the eastern shore of the Bay of Naples, SE of Naples. The only other active volcano on the European mainland is the Campi Flegrei (se Phlegraean Fields) caldera on the Gulf of Pozzuoli to the east.
..... Click the link for more information. . It is a port, industrial center, and seaside resort. Founded in the early 14th cent., the city was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 1631.
a port city in southern Italy, in Napoli Province, in Campania. Situated on the Bay of Naples, at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. Population, 61,000 (1966). Torre Annunziata has machine-building, metallurgy, and the manufacture of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and furniture. The food-processing industry is represented by the manufacture of macaroni products and by canning and wine-making.