Mount Vesuvuis, The Amazing Volcano!!!

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Mt. Vesuvius is located in Pompeii, Italy. A fact about Italy is that about 3 million people lived there. So when Mt. Vesuvius erupted many times, it probably did kill a lot of people. The volcano is near Naples Bay. In 79 A.D Mt Vesuvius had destroyed all the Roman cities of Pompeii and also Herculaneum. The last volcano eruption was in 1944. It still represents a great danger to the cities that surround Mt. Vesuvius. Here are some facts about Italy and Pompeii. Pompeii is one of Italy's main tourists attractions. There are about 2,500,000 visitors every year! The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples. Italy is a country located in south-central Europe. To the north it borders France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia along the Alps. To the south it consists of the entirety of the Italian Peninsula, Sicily, and  Sardinia. Italy's capital and largest city is Rome. So now you know some facts about Mt. Vesuvius and facts about where it is located. 

< As you can see on the left side of the paraghraph there is picture of a map. That map is a picture of Mt. Vesuvius with the surounding cities. When Mt. Vesuvius had erupted it had affected the people in Naples, Pompeii, and Herculaneum.