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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.


Comune di Napoli
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 o airms o Naples
Coat o airms
Naples is locatit in Italy
Location o Naples in Italy
Coordinates: 40°50′N 14°15′E / 40.833°N 14.250°E / 40.833; 14.250
ProvinceNaples (NA)
 • MayorLuigi de Magistris (Italy o Values)
 • Total117.27 km2 (45.28 sq mi)
17 m (56 ft)
 (30 September 2017)[1][2]
 • Tot967,068
 • 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
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Twin touns — sister ceetiesEedit

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]


  1. ‘Cety’ population (i.e. that o the comune or municipality). City of Naples Archived 2 Julie 2015 at the Wayback Machine. 2012. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2012.
  2. Principal Agglomerations of the World Archived 4 Julie 2010 at the Wayback Machine. 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 January 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 2008-05-14.
  7. "Sister cities of Budapest" (in Hungarian). Official Website of Budapest. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. "Fraternity cities on Sarajevo Official Web Site". © City of Sarajevo 2001–2008. Retrieved 2008-11-09.

Freemit airtinsEedit