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Torre del Greco

(tôr`rā dĕl grĕ`kō), city (1991 pop. 101,361), Campania, S Italy, on the Bay of Naples, near Mt. Vesuvius. It is a fishing port, industrial center, and a popular seaside resort. The coral industry has been a specialty of the town since the 16th cent. Torre del Greco has been damaged a number of times by volcanic eruptions.

Torre del Greco

 

a port city in southern Italy, on the Bay of Naples. Situated in Naples Province, in Campania. Population, 86,400 (1966). Torre del Greco has petroleum-refining and food-processing industries; lava is quarried from nearby Mount Vesuvius. Items are crafted from mother-of-pearl and coral. A coral museum is located in Torre del Greco.

Torre del Greco

a city in SW Italy, in Campania near Vesuvius on the Bay of Naples: damaged several times by eruptions. Pop.: 90 607 (2001)
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