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Naples
Napoli
Comune
Comune di Napoli
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Clockwise frae top left: the interior o Naples Cathedral, the Castello Nuovo, the Teatro San Carlo, the Ryal Palace an a view o the ceety harbour.

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Parthenope
Naples is located in Italy
Naples
Naples
Location o Naples in Italy
Coordinates: 40°50′N 14°15′E / 40.833°N 14.250°E / 40.833; 14.250
Kintra Italy
Region Campanie
Province Naples (NA)
Government
 • Mayor Luigi de Magistris (Italy o Values)
Area
 • Total 117.27 km2 (45.28 sq mi)
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2012 estimate)[1]
 • Total 959,574
 • Density 8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Demonym Neapolitan (Inglis/Scots)
Nnapulitano (Neapolitan)
Napoletano (Italian)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 80100, 80121-80147
Diallin code 081
Patron saunt Januarius
Saunt day September 19
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Naples (Italian: Napoli Aboot this soond listen , pronounced [ˈnaːpoli], Neapolitan: Napule) is a ceety in Italy; it is the caipital o the region o Campanie an o the province o Naples. Kent for its rich history, airt, cultur, airchitecture, muisic, an gastronomy, Naples haes played an important role in the Italian peninsula an ayont[2] for muckle o its existence, which began mair than 2,800 years ago. Situatit on the wast coast o Italy bi the Gulf o Naples, the ceety is locatit haufway atween twa volcanic auries, Munt Vesuvius an the Phlegraean Fields.

Twin touns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naples is involved in toun twinnin (kent as gemellaggio in Italian), a mutual pairtnership wi several ceeties. Belaw are pairtner ceeties leetit on the offeecial wabsteid o the ceety o Naples;[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. ‘City’ population (i.e. that of the comune or municipality) from City of Naples. Comuni-italiani.it, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-11.
  2. Gleijeses, Vittorio (1977). The History of Naples, since Origins to Modern Times. Naples. 
  3. "Gemellaggi". Comune di Napoli. 8 January 2008. 
  4. Kagoshimais the main sister-twin ceety o Naples. Naples haes entitled ane of its streets tae the Japanese ceety.
  5. "Sister City – Budapest". Official website of New York City. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  6. "Sister cities of Budapest" (in Hungarian). Official Website of Budapest. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. "Fraternity cities on Sarajevo Official Web Site". © City of Sarajevo 2001–2008. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 

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