Place:Anzio, Roma, Lazio, Italy

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NameAnzio
Alt namesAntiumsource: GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) p 8081; Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979); Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Porto d'Anziosource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates41.45°N 12.633°E
Located inRoma, Lazio, Italy
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Anzio is a city and comune on the coast of the Lazio region of Italy, about south of Rome.

Well known for its seaside harbour setting, it is a fishing port and a departure point for ferries and hydroplanes to the Pontine Islands of Ponza, Palmarola and Ventotene. The city bears great historical significance as the site of Operation Shingle, a crucial Allied landing during World War II.

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