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Teramo

Teramo (tĕˈrämō) [key], city (1991 pop. 51,756), capital of Teramo prov., Abruzzi, central Italy. It is an agricultural and growing industrial center, with an increasingly diversified manufacturing base. Of pre-Roman origin, Teramo was included in the medieval duchy of Spoleto and, from 1814 to 1860, in the kingdom of Naples. Of note is the Romanesque cathedral (restored in the 14th cent.).

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