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Naples

Napoli
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 airms o Naples
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Naples is locatit 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
KintraItaly
RegionCampanie
ProvinceNaples (NA)
Govrenment
 • MayorLuigi de Magistris (Italy o Values)
Area
 • Total117.27 km2 (45.28 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2017)[1][2]
 • Total967,068
 • Density8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Neapolitan (Inglis/Scots)
Nnapulitano (Neapolitan)
Napoletano (Italian)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
80100, 80121-80147
Dialin code081
Patron sauntJanuarius
Saunt daySeptember 19
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Naples (Italian: Napoli Aboot this soondlisten , 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[3] for muckle o its existence, which began mair nor 2,800 year 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;[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. ‘Cety’ population (i.e. that o the comune or municipality). City of Naples Archived 2 Julie 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Comuni-italiani.it. 2012. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2012.
  2. Principal Agglomerations of the World Archived 4 Julie 2010 at the Wayback Machine. Citypopulation.de. 1 October 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  3. Gleijeses, Vittorio (1977). The History of Naples, since Origins to Modern Times. Naples.
  4. "Gemellaggi". Comune di Napoli. 8 Januar 2008.
  5. Kagoshimais the main sister-twin ceety o Naples. Naples haes entitled ane of its streets tae the Japanese ceety.
  6. "Sister City – Budapest". Official website of New York City. Retrieved 14 Mey 2008.
  7. "Sister cities of Budapest" (in Hungarian). Official Website of Budapest. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  8. "Fraternity cities on Sarajevo Official Web Site". © City of Sarajevo 2001–2008. Retrieved 9 November 2008.

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