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Neapolis

Meaning: new city

a town in Thrace at which Paul first landed in Europe (Acts 16:11)

It was the sea-port of the inland town of Philippi, which was distant about 10 miles. From this port Paul embarked on his last journey to Jerusalem (Acts 20:6). It is identified with the modern Turco-Grecian Kavalla.