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Comune di Pomezia
Panorama o Pomezia
Panorama o Pomezia
Pomezia is locatit in Italy
Location o Pomezia in Italy
Coordinates: 41°41′N 12°30′E / 41.683°N 12.500°E / 41.683; 12.500
Kintra Italy
Region Lazio
Province Roum
Frazioni Campo Ascolano, Campo Bello, Campo Jemini, Campo Selva, Castagnetta, Cinque Poderi, Colli di Enea, Macchiozza, Martin Pescatore, Pratica di Mare, Santa Palomba, Santa Procula, Sedici Pini, Torvaianica, Torvaianica Alta, Viceré, Villaggio Azzurro, Villaggio Tognazzi
 • Mayor Fabio Fucci (Five Starn Muivement)
 • Total 107.34 km2 (41.44 sq mi)
Elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Population (21 August 2012)[1]
 • Tot 57,114
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pometini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00040
Dialin code 0691
Patron saunt St. Benedict o Nursia
Saunt day July 11
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Pomezia (Italian pronunciation: [poˈmɛttsja]) is a municipality (comune) in the province o Roum, Lazio, central Italy. In 2009 it haed a population o aboot 60,000.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis built entirely new near the location o auncient Lavinium on laund resultin frae the feenal reclamation o the Pontine Mairshes unner Benito Mussolini, bein inauguratit on 29 October 1939. Its new population wis extractit frae the poor peasants o Romagna, Veneto an Friuli. Peace did no last lang. Efter bein occupee'd bi the forces o the Third Reich, Pomezia wis hivily bombit durin the Battle o Anzio in Warld War II. Efter the end o the war, Pomezia developit as a strang industrial centre, especially in the medical an pharmaceutical sectors, as well as a recreational centre.

Pratica di Mare is the "frazione" o Pomezia whaur the ruins o the auncient port o Lavinium are locatit, nou 6 km (3.7 mi) frae the Tyrrhenian Sea. The ancient commonty wis on some hilly grund at the mooth o a stream. Currently the flat alluvial sediment atween the hill an the beach is occupee'd bi Pratica di Mare Air Force Base, a facility o the Aeronautica Militare that fynds great utility as a secur airport an a location for air shows an races an aw.

The name o Pomezia comes frae the Laitin ceety o Suessa Pometia, awtho it is unkent whaur Pometia wis locatit.

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The maist popular sport in Pomezia is fitbaa (soccer). The auldest an the biggest fitbaa club in the comune is Pomezia Calcio, that plays in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pomezia is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population for ISTAT" (in Italian). ISTAT. 

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