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Pomigliano d'Arco

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Country  Italy
Elevation  36 m (118 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  11.44 km²
Local time  Thursday 6:26 PM
Postal code  80038
Frazioni  Pacciano
Demonym(s)  Pomiglianesi
Dialing code  081
Patron saint  Felix of Nola
Region  Campania
Dialling code  081
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Weather  16°C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 69% Humidity

Pomigliano d'Arco is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Naples in Italy, located north of Mount Vesuvius.

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Map of 80038 Pomigliano d'Arco, Naples, Italy

The city is home to several automobile plants (former Alfa Romeo Alfasud plant, now owned by Fiat) and the aeronautic manufacturing firm Alenia Aeronautica. It is also home to Elasis, Fiat's research center in southern Italy.

History

During World War II, Pomigliano was the location of a large military airfield and base, and was attacked on several occasions by the United States Army Air Forces. The airfield was later used by the RAF and the USAAF Twelfth Air Force during the Italian campaign and known as RAF Pomigliano and Pomigliano Airfield.

References

Pomigliano d'Arco Wikipedia


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