Capaci

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Capaci
Comune
Dom
Capaci e Isola delle Femmine.jpg
Capaci is located in Italy
Capaci
Capaci
Location of Capaci in Italy
Coordinates: 38°10′N 13°14′E / 38.167°N 13.233°E / 38.167; 13.233Coordinates: 38°10′N 13°14′E / 38.167°N 13.233°E / 38.167; 13.233
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
Frazioni Villaggio Sommariva Villaggio Leone
Population (9 October 2011)
 • Total 11,045
Demonym(s) Capacensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90040
Dialing code 091
Patron saint Sant'Erasmo
Saint day 2 June

Capaci is a town and comune in the Province of Palermo in Sicily, Italy. In 2011 the commune had a population of 11,045, (density: 1,804.7 people per square kilometre).

The A29 autostrada running from Palermo to Punta Raisi Airport, and to the west and south-west of the island, passes through the commune. In May 1992 this road was the scene of the assassination of anti-Mafia judge Giovanni Falcone and those with him, in an explosion known as the Capaci massacre. The site of the explosion is marked now by a memorial to those who died.(loc.38°10′58″N 13°14′41″E / 38.18278°N 13.24472°E / 38.18278; 13.24472)

Giovanni Falcone Monument in Capaci.