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For the Orthodox monastery in Moldova, see Căpriana monastery. For the commune where it is located, see Căpriana.
Comune di Capriana
Capriana is located in Italy
Location of Capriana in Italy
Coordinates: 46°16′N 11°20′E / 46.267°N 11.333°E / 46.267; 11.333Coordinates: 46°16′N 11°20′E / 46.267°N 11.333°E / 46.267; 11.333
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city Trentino (TN)
Frazioni Carbonare, Maso Bait, Maso Doss and Maso Lio
 • Total 13.0 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,007 m (3,304 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total 589
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 38030
Dialing code 0462
Patron saint St. Bartholomew
Saint day August 24

Capriana (German: Kaferlan) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Trento.

Capriana borders the following municipalities: Montan, Truden, Altrei, Salorno, Valfloriana, Grauno, and Sover.

Capriana is the birthplace of the mystic and Servant of God Maria Domenica Lazzeri.[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Guido Sommavilla Maria Domenica Lazzeri San Paolo Press 1996 ISBN 88-215-3146-5