|Comune di Capracotta|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Isernia (IS)|
|• Total||42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,421 m (4,662 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||26/km2 (67/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Capracotta is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Campobasso and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Isernia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,089 and an area of 42.3 square kilometres (16.3 sq mi).
It is the second highest municipality in Center of Italy at 1,421 metres (4,662 ft) on the sea level, and 41st overall in Italy.
On March 5, 2015, some 2.56 metres (101 in) of snow fell in 24 hours in the hamlet, setting a new world record, which is recognized by Guinness World Record. The record previously belonged to Silver Lake, Colorado, USA with 75.8 inches (1.93 m).
Points of interest
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.