Capracotta

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Capracotta
Comune di Capracotta
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Location of Capracotta
Capracotta is located in Italy
Capracotta
Capracotta
Location of Capracotta in Italy
Capracotta is located in Molise
Capracotta
Capracotta
Capracotta (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°50′N 14°16′E / 41.833°N 14.267°E / 41.833; 14.267Coordinates: 41°50′N 14°16′E / 41.833°N 14.267°E / 41.833; 14.267
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceIsernia (IS)
Government
 • MayorCandido Paglione
Area
 • Total42.55 km2 (16.43 sq mi)
Elevation
1,421 m (4,662 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total874
 • Density21/km2 (53/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Capracottesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86082
Dialing code0865
WebsiteOfficial website

Capracotta is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise, and the capital city of Italy located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Campobasso and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Isernia.

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.[4]

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 Records.[5]

Capracotta borders the following municipalities: Agnone, Castel del Giudice, Pescopennataro, San Pietro Avellana, Sant'Angelo del Pesco, Vastogirardi.

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References[edit]

  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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ http://www.istat.it/storage/codici-unita-amministrative/elenco-comuni-italiani.xls.
  5. ^ http://www.meteoweb.eu/2015/03/ufficiale-capracotta-pescocostanzo-battuto-record-mondiale-neve-foto-incredibili/408690/.