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 of airms o Naples
Coat airms
Naples is located 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]
 • 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
Diallin code081
Patron sauntJanuarius
Saunt daySeptember 19
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Twin touns — sister ceeties eedit

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

  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 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. Archived frae the original on 21 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 14 Mey 2008.
  7. "Sister cities of Budapest" (in Hungarian). Official Website of Budapest. Archived frae the original on 9 Mairch 2005. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  8. "Fraternity cities on Sarajevo Official Web Site". © City of Sarajevo 2001–2008. Archived frae the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2008.

Freemit airtins eedit