Metropolitan City of Naples


Coat of arms

Location of Bacoli in Italy

Coordinates: 40°48′N 14°5′E / 40.800°N 14.083°E / 40.800; 14.083Coordinates: 40°48′N 14°5′E / 40.800°N 14.083°E / 40.800; 14.083
Country Italy
Region Campania
Frazioni Baia, Capo Miseno, Cappella, Cuma (partial), Faro, Fusaro, Miliscola, Miseno, Scalandrone, Torregaveta
  Mayor Gabriella D'Orso
  Total 13.3 km2 (5.1 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (30 November 2015)[1]
  Total 27,567
  Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bacolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 80070
Dialing code 081
Patron saint St. Anne
Saint day July 26
Website Official website

Bacoli (Latin: Bauli[2]) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 15 km west of Naples.


Bacoli borders the municipalities of Monte di Procida and Pozzuoli.

Its territory, of volcanic origin, is part of the Phlegraean Fields. The volcano of Cape Miseno and the Miseno port date from c. 35,000-10,500 years ago.

Main sights

The frazione of Cuma - Fusaro includes the site of Cumae, the first settlement in Italy by the ancient Greeks.

The archaeologial remains of Baiae are also located in the comune.

The frazione of Miliscola (from the Latin militum schola) was, in the Roman Empire, the seat of a military school of

Twin towns


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), Map 44 & notes.
  3. Official website, twinning
  4. Twinnings of Naples, Mugnano and Bacoli

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