Angri

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Angri
Comune
Comune di Angri
Angri is located in Italy
Angri
Angri
Location of Angri in Italy
Coordinates: 40°44′N 14°34′E / 40.733°N 14.567°E / 40.733; 14.567Coordinates: 40°44′N 14°34′E / 40.733°N 14.567°E / 40.733; 14.567
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Area
 • Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 30,975
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,200/sq mi)
Demonym Angresi
Angrisani[citation needed]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84012
Dialing code 081
Patron saint John the Baptist
Saint day 24 June
Website Official website

Angri is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, Campania, Italy. It is around 11 miles (18 km) northeast of the town of Salerno.[1]

History[edit]

The Byzantine general Narses defeated Teias, the last king of the Goths, nearby in AD 553.[1]

In the 19th century, the city had a population of around 10,000 and its hinterland produced large quantities of grapes, tobacco, and cotton.[1]

Angri was the native town of Teresina Raiola, who emigrated to the United States and gave birth to Al Capone, a prominent gangster. Angri was also the hometown of Capone's successor, Frank Nitti, and of the Blessed Alfonso Maria Fusco, whose feast is February 6.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c EB (1878).

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