Naples, Italy

One of my Heritage Cities Also Na·po·li (näpô-l). A city of south-central Italy on the Bay of Naples, an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Greeks c. 600B.C., Naples was conquered by the Romans in the fourth century B.C.and eventually became an independent duchy (eighth century A.D.) and capital of the kingdom of Naples (1282-1860). It is a major seaport and a commercial, cultural, and tourist center. Population 1,210,503.


   

Naples At Sunset  (Courtesy of the Naples Travel Bureau, Naples)