Caprarica di Lecce

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Caprarica di Lecce
Comune di Caprarica di Lecce
Victory Square at Caprarica
Victory Square at Caprarica
Caprarica di Lecce is located in Italy
Caprarica di Lecce
Caprarica di Lecce
Location of Caprarica di Lecce in Italy
Coordinates: 40°16′N 18°15′E / 40.267°N 18.250°E / 40.267; 18.250Coordinates: 40°16′N 18°15′E / 40.267°N 18.250°E / 40.267; 18.250
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province Lecce (LE)
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (November 2008)[1]
 • Total 2,609
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Capraresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73010
Dialing code 0832
ISTAT code 075013
Patron saint Saints Nicola and Oronzo
Website Official website

Caprarica di Lecce (Salentino: Crapàrica; Griko: Κραπάρεκα, Krapàreka) is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce. It is located in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

Antonio Verri (1949–1993) was a poet and writer who was born in the town.


  1. ^ Population from ISTAT