Torre Annunziata, Metropolitan City of Naples, Campania, Italy

History | Geography | Tourist Industry | Dialect | Sport

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Torre Annunziata (Torr'Annunziata) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples, in the Italian region of Campania. It is located on the Gulf of Naples, at the foot of Mount Vesuvius.


History 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.


Geography Torre Annunziata borders with the municipalities of Boscoreale, Boscotrecase, Castellammare di Stabia, Pompei, Torre del Greco and Trecase. Trains from Torre Annunziata Centrale rail station operate to Naples and Pompei.


Tourist Industry On the Tabula Peutingeriana, Torre Annunziata is called Oplonti.

In the communal territory, one of the richest Roman villas has been excavated. Dating to the 1st century BC, it probably belonged to the gens Poppaea, and is known as Villa Poppaea.


Dialect Although a comparatively small town, essentially a suburb of Naples, Torre Annunziata has its own unique dialect, a variation of Neapolitan, quite distinct, particularly in pronunciation, which is known as Torrese.


Sport Torre Annunziata is home to F.C. Savoia 1908 who play at the Stadio Giraud and currently play in Serie D of Italy's football pyramid. Their highest achievement was during the 1923โ€“24 season where they finished Serie A runners up.

Professional footballer Ciro Immobile was born in Torre Annunziata.

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Torre Annunziata has a population of over 42,788 people. Torre Annunziata also forms one of the centres of the wider Naples Metropolitan City which has a population of over 4,225,000 people.

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Antipodal to Torre Annunziata is: -165.55,-40.75

Locations Near: Torre Annunziata 14.45,40.75

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Ercolano 14.353,40.806 d: 10.3  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Portici 14.333,40.817 d: 12.3  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Afragola 14.317,40.917 d: 21.7  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Naples 14.252,40.84 d: 19.4  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Giugliano in Campania 14.204,40.929 d: 28.7  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Salerno 14.767,40.683 d: 27.7  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Aversa 14.2,40.967 d: 32  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Caserta 14.327,41.066 d: 36.6  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Pozzuoli 14.083,40.833 d: 32.2  

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Avellino 14.793,40.915 d: 34.2  

Antipodal to: Torre Annunziata -165.55,-40.75

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Nuku'alofa -175.216,-21.136 d: 17651.1  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ Pago Pago -170.701,-14.279 d: 17029.6  

๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Apia -171.76,-13.833 d: 16961.8  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ Papeete -149.566,-17.537 d: 17014.4  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Hilo -155.089,19.725 d: 13204.1  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Maui -156.446,20.72 d: 13115.4  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Maui County -156.617,20.868 d: 13101.5  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Wailuku -156.505,20.894 d: 13097.1  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Kahului -156.466,20.891 d: 13096.8  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Honolulu -157.85,21.3 d: 13069.6  

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