See also: Annapolis (homonymy)
The town of Annapolis is the capital of the State Maryland, with the the United States. Located in seaside, on the Bay of Chesapeake, it forms integral part of the great agglomeration which gathers Washington, cd. and Baltimore, more the big city of Maryland. In 2000, its population was of 35 838 inhabitants.
The city shelters the naval Académie of Annapolis (in English United States Naval Academy ) and the St John' S college . In this institute of higher education of a particular kind, the training free, is guided but not directed, based on discussions with scholars and research and readings personal.
Today, Annapolis is famous for its Architecture géorgienne and the water sport with veil in bay of Chesapeake.
In 1649, puritans exiled of Virginia and carried out by William Stone base the colony of Providence on northern bank of the Severn river. It is only in 1694 that it is named Annapolis in the honor of the princess Anne, after to be initially baptized Providence by its founders Puritains, then “Anne Arundel' S Towne” in the honor of the woman of Lord Baltimore. The city remains until in 1808 a port slave trader where the slave ones unload their slaves, sold thereafter to the growers of Tabac or Coton of the south.
Prosperous fishing port, Annapolis became the temporary capital of the United States after the signature of the Traité of Paris in 1783. But, in spite of its candidature, the city did not preserve this role in a permanent way. Instead of that, it was decided to create a capital of all parts with Washington, cd..
November 27th, 2007 was held in Annapolis a conference for the peace in the Middle East, to which took share Ehoud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas.
EconomyAnnapolis has an airport ( Lee Airport , code AITA: ANP) .conférence of peace in the Middle East
- Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Office
- Photographs of Annapolis
Simple: Annapolis, Maryland
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