Anacapri (Italian: [anaˈkaːpri]; Neapolitan: Ronnacràpe) is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. The Ancient Greek prefix ana- means "up" or "above", signifying that Anacapri is located at a higher elevation on the island than Capri (about 150 m higher on average). Administratively, it has a separate status from the city of Capri. The most significant site in the village is the Villa San Michele.
|Comune di Anacapri|
View from Villa San Michele towards Marina Grande
|Metropolitan city||Naples (NA)|
|• Mayor||Mario Staiano|
|• Total||6.47 km2 (2.50 sq mi)|
|Elevation||275 m (902 ft)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Anthony of Padua|
|Saint day||June 13|
French composer Claude Debussy was a regular visitor to Anacapri. He even named one of his preludes from the first book, No.5 Les collines d'Anacapri (The hills of Anacapri), in homage to the community.
There is a bus service, via numerous hairpin bends, from Marina Grande and Capri to Anacapri.
Punta Carena Lighthouse is located 3 km from the main town.
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- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
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