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Naples is the biggest city in Southern Italy. As of July 2011, Naples has a population of 957,465 within its administrative limits. The city's population rose from 621,000 in 1901 to 1,226,000 in 1971, before declining as city-dwellers moved to the suburbs. Naples' metropolitan area is either the second-most-populated metropolitan area in Italy after.
Its name comes from the Greek Neapolis meaning new city. Its close proximity to many interesting sites, such as Pompeii and the Bay of Naples, makes it a good base for exploring the area.
Founded around the 9th century BC as a greek colony, Naples, originally named Parthenope (Παρθενόπη) and later Neápolis (Νεάπολις –: New City), played a key role in the merging of Greek culture into Roman society. The prominent Latin poet, Virgilius (Virgil), received part of his education in the city and later resided in its environs. As a microcosm of European history, the city has witnessed the rise and fall of numerous civilizations, each leaving traces in its art and architecture. Although many Greek and Roman ruins are in evidence in Naples and its surroundings, the most prominent forms of architecture.Between 1282 and 1816, Naples was the capital city of a kingdom.
Naples has a fine climate, good transportation (about 2-hours south of Rome). It sits on the coast on the northern edge of the Bay of Naples, one of the most beautiful bays in Italy. Its harbor is the most important port in Southern Italy.

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