San Sebastiano al Vesuvio
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|San Sebastiano al Vesuvio|
|Comune di San Sebastiano al Vesuvio|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Capasso|
|• Total||2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||175 m (574 ft)|
|• Density||4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)|
|Demonym||Sansebastianesi or Sebastianesi|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
San Sebastiano al Vesuvio is a comune in the province of Naples, located on the western slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Its elevation means that it is often a few degrees cooler than the neighbouring metropolis of Naples.
In 1944 it was struck by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius during the Allies' occupation of southern Italy, but has since been rebuilt. The main attraction is the church of San Sebastiano Martire from the 16th century.
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