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Capriva del Friuli

Capriva del Friuli

Capriva del Friuli (Slovene: Koprivno; Standard Friulian: Caprive; Southeastern Friulian: Capriva) is a comune (municipality) in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of Gorizia.

Capriva del Friuli
Comune di Capriva del Friuli
Location of Capriva del Friuli
Capriva del Friuli
Location of Capriva del Friuli in Italy
Capriva del Friuli
Capriva del Friuli (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 45°56′N 13°31′E
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
FrazioniRussiz, Spessa
  MayorDaniele Sergon
  Total6.2 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
49 m (161 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
  Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0481
WebsiteOfficial website

Capriva del Friuli borders the following municipalities: Cormons, Moraro, Mossa, San Floriano del Collio, San Lorenzo Isontino.

The municipality is located in the hilly Collio region, noted for viticulture.


The area was occupied in Roman times, after which it was subsumed into Lombardy. Around the year 1000, it came under the control of the Patriarchate of Aquileia, passing to the Venetians in 1428.

In the 16th century Capriva became part of the Habsburg territories, and continued to be ruled from Vienna until after the First World War, when it was transferred to Italy.


  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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