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Naples is big city in Italy, near Mount Vesuvius. It is known for its pizza. It is the capital city of Campania.

Population[edit | edit source]

Italian city of 968 736 inhabitants, third in Italy by population Denonym: Neapolitans

Nationality of the inhabitants[edit | edit source]

Neapolitans are Italians.

Celebrations[edit | edit source]

To talk about the traditional festivals of Naples and Campania we start from the most important of all, the celebration of San Gennaro, which is held on the first Sunday of May and on September 19.

Popular monuments/places[edit | edit source]

The most famous monuments in Naples are:

  • La fontana del gigante=the giant's fountain
  • La fontana di nettuno=the fountain of neptune
  • Porta Capuana=capuana door
  • Conservatorio di san Pietro a Majiella=St. Peter's Conservatory in Majiella
  • Piazza Municipio=Piazza Municipio
  • Piazza Sannazzaro=Piazza Sannazzaro
  • Piazza Sisto Riario Sforza=Piazza Sisto Riario Sforza
  • Piazza Dante=Piazza Dante
  • Piazza dei Martiri= Piazza dei Martiri
  • Villa comunale di Napoli=Municipal Villa of Naples

Nickname (for example Paris is called "the City of Light")[edit | edit source]

city ​​of the 500 domes

Particularity[edit | edit source]

The local mask is the famous Pulcinella, which embodies the genius, the inspiration, the cleverness and the ingenuity of the Neapolitans. Probably this mask is the name is linked to Puccio d'Aniello,who put this mask in vogue.

Gastronomy[edit | edit source]

The typical dish of Naples is the delicious pizza but they are also good: spaghetti, ragù, mozzarella, babà, sfogliatella, pastiera, coffee, salami of Naples, struffoli, chiacchiere, zeppole di San Giuseppe, tortano, casatiello, caprese, delizie, cannelloni, lasagna, falanghina, limoncello and so on to infinity.