Torre Annunziata


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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.
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. 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.

Torre Annunziata

 

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.

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Up to six others are feared to be buried in the rubble of the apartment block in Torre Annunziata, near the Italian city of Naples.
The cause of the collapse in the town of Torre Annunziata is still unknown and local prosecutors have opened an investigation.
One of the most striking maps produced for the Institute at the time was the above image showing just how immense the stratovolcano really is, especially in relation to the nearby cities of Torre del Greco and Torre Annunziata (shown to the south and southwest above).
The 1891, including variants, was manufactured at the state arsenals at Turin, Terni, Rome and Brescia, and the Torre Annunziata Company in Naples, Fabbrica Nazionale d' Armi in Brescia and Beretta in Gardone.
En los suburbios de Pompeya tambien tuvo presencia la villa romana, de grandes espacios y que se encuentra representada con excelsitud por la Villa de Poppaea, en Oplonti, ahora Comuna de Torre Annunziata.
One of the archival photos linked to this wall recently came into our hands from a private collector in the town of Torre Annunziata. It shows what the atrium looked like when Princess Margaret visited the villa in 1973, years before it was open to the public.
WHEN HIS FATHER DIED, a friend of mine inherited a hotel in the town of Torre Annunziata, the site of a beautiful ancient Roman villa about fifteen miles southeast of Naples, and expected to take over the family business.
While the various Italian Government arsenals of Temi, Brescia, Torre Annunziata and Torino geared up to increase the production output of Mannlicher-Carcano's for the war effort, a conversion program was undertaken to alter large numbers of the then obsolete Vetterli-Vitali rifles and carbines to fire the standard 6.5x52mm Carcano cartridge.
ABB will upgrade the Novartis Torre Annunziata plant in Italy, allowing the site to have multi-purpose fermentation production capabilities.
The Court of Torre Annunziata has announced Naples-based shipping firm RBD Armatori as insolvent officially.
Vesuviano, Santa Maria La Carit, Somma Vesuviana, Sorrento, Striano, Terzigno, Torre Annunziata, Vico
Reliance of school meals at the center of the cooking Via Capuozzo 26 in the town of Torre Annunziata. CIG 6697131754.