Excavations of Roman remains at Pollena Trocchia (2014)
|Metropolitan city||Naples (NA)|
|Frazioni||Guindazzi, Musci, San Gennariello-Laurenzana, Tamburiello, Trocchia|
|• Mayor||Francesco Pinto|
|• Total||8.1 km2 (3.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||149 m (489 ft)|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. James|
|Saint day||July 25|
It was created in 1811 from two already existing villages, Pollena and Trocchia, both of Samnite-Etruscan origin. Pollena took its name from the cult of Apollo, who had an important temple here in the Roman and pre-Roman ages. Both were destroyed by the 1631 eruption of Vesuvio.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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