Meaning: new city
This was the name of 2 ancient biblical cities.
Neapolis of Samaria
also known as: Flavia Neapolis
It was given this name by the Roman Emperor Vespasian (Titus Flavius Vespasianus) who besieged and destroyed Jerusalem in 70 A.D. during the Jewish rebellion. Previously, it was known as Shechem. Today, it is Nablus.
Neapolis of Thrace, a seaport
also known as: Kavala, Kavalla, and Cavala
It was the seaport of the city of Philippi, which was about 10 miles inland.
Today, it is the modern Greek city of Kavala (Kavalla).