A Guide to Naples Italy
Naples is the capital city of the province in which it is located and is also called as province of Naples. The city is mostly famous for its historical heritage, culture and natural beauty of the city. The city is mostly known for its history as Naples is 2800 years old. The Naples city itself is located in between two volcanic mountains. By being 2800 years old, Naples is also considered as one of the oldest cities of the world.
If we take a look at the history of the city then one understands that Naples has experienced through many cultures, and people from different backgrounds. The architecture of the city also displays a number of different civilizations thus making the city a crucial member of UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Site. The population of Naples city area is believed to be around 1 million. Naples metropolitan area is the second largest following Milan.
Naples has a Mediterranean climate. The city has a very hot and humid summer season with most of the days receiving sun shine. Winters are not very cold rather the climate is mild in winters with a lot of rainfall. Summer season remains from May till middle of October. December to March is the winter season. The temperature in summers varies in the range of 25 – 30 degrees. While in winters the range is lowered to 15 – 20 degrees. Naples when was under the Roman Empire, the city was the most famous place for Roman Emperors. It acted as a resort for people to spend their holidays.
Naples is also an important city for Italy in the field of education. The city is home to many private and public educational institutions which includes schools, colleges and research centers. The state of Naples has the honor of being home to one of the oldest universities established in 1224 by Frederick II and is named as “University of Naples Frederick II”.