Capri, Campania

Capri is a municipality, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, situated on the island of Capri in Italy. It comprises the centre and East of the island, while the West belongs to Anacapri.

Capri
Capri harbor (Marina Grande) and waterfront
Capri harbor (Marina Grande) and waterfront
Coat of arms of Capri
Coat of arms
Location of Capri
Capri is located in Italy
Capri
Capri
Location of Capri in Italy
Capri is located in Campania
Capri
Capri
Capri (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°33′N 14°15′E / 40.550°N 14.250°E / 40.550; 14.250
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
Metropolitan cityNaples (NA)
Government
 • MayorCirino Lembo
Area
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 (1 April 2009)[2]
 • Total7,320
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Capresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
80073
Dialing code081
Patron saintSaint Constantius of Capri
Saint dayMay 14
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sightsEdit

Sights in the municipality include Via Krupp, Faraglioni, Arco Naturale, Villa Lysis, Villa Malaparte. The Palazzo a Mare are the most extensive Roman remains upon Capri's littoral zone.[3]

ChurchesEdit

EconomyEdit

The international luxury linen clothing brand 100% Capri opened its first boutique in Capri in 2000.[4]

TransportEdit

There are ferries and hydrofoil from Naples port Mergellina and Molo Beverello, Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi to the port of Capri. From the port of Marina Grande the Capri funicular climbs to Capri town above.

The nearest Airports are:

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903). The Geographical journal (Public domain ed.). Royal Geographical Society. pp. 133–. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  4. ^ Gafurova, Olga (25 November 2018). "100% Capri opens its flagship boutique in Middle East at Dubai Mall Fashion Avenue". AviaMost. Retrieved 11 March 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Capri at Wikimedia Commons