Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region, in central Italy, with a population of 102,997 (2010). Ancona is the capital of the province of Ancona and of the region. The city is located 280 km (170 mi) northeast of Rome, on the Adriatic Sea, between the slopes of the two extremities of the promontory of Monte Conero, Monte Astagno and Monte Guasco. Ancona is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea, especially for passenger traffic, and is the main economic and demographic center of the region.
Afghan Child Migrants: Italy, the preferred country of transit?
... or Serbia to Europe, chose to travel via Italy, as many migrants had done before the Balkan route was opened. Many hid in lorries in Patras in western Greece that were loaded onto ferries sailing to the Italian port cities of Bari, Brindisi, Ancona ...
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I've flown into Ancona, Italy before and got the boat, to Trieste and got the bus, to Zagreb and then by bus - any way possible. In Ancona, I was shot at from a car after my first trip. The bullet missed me by centimetres and hit the wall behind me. I ...
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