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NOCERA UMBRA (anc. Nuceria Camellaria)

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 731 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NOCERA UMBRA (anc. Nuceria Camellaria), a town and episcopal see in the province of Perugia, Italy, 12 M. by rail N. by E. of Foligno, 1706 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901) 5685 (town), 7848 (commune). It has some old churches, containing pictures and frescoes; in the cathedral is a large altarpiece by Nicolo Alunno. Three miles to the south-east of the town are mineral springs.
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