Capriva del Friuli

Capriva del Friuli (Slovene: Koprivno) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Gorizia in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, locatit aboot 40 km northwast o Trieste an aboot 8 km wast o Gorizia. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 1,670 an a aurie o 6.2 km².[1]

Capriva del Friuli
Comune di Capriva del Friuli
Capriva del Friuli is located in Italy
Capriva del Friuli
Capriva del Friuli
Location o Capriva del Friuli in Italy
Coordinates: 45°56′N 13°31′E / 45.933°N 13.517°E / 45.933; 13.517
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvinceProvince o Gorizia (GO)
FrazioniRussiz, Spessa
 • MayorAntonio Roversi
 • Total6.2 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
49 m (161 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total1,670
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialin code0481

The municipality o Capriva del Friuli conteens the frazioni (subdiveesions, mainly veelages an hamlets) Russiz an Spessa.

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


The municipality is locatit in the hilly Collio region, notit for viticultur.


The aurie wis occupeed in Roman times, efter which it wis subsumit intae Lombardy. Aroond the year 1000, it came unner the control o the Patriairchate o Aquileia, passin tae the Venetians in 1428.

In the saxteent century Capriva became pairt o the Hapsburg territories, an continued tae be ruled frae Vienna till efter the First Warld War, when it wis transferred tae Italy.

Demographic evolutionEedit


  1. All demographics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.