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Capaci (Palermo Province) is 17 km. from Palermo, alt. 51 m., on the Tyrrhenian Sea, between Punta Raisi and Capo Gallo, area 6.1 sq. km., pop. over 10,800, post-code 90040, tel. 091. Economy: agricultural products, summer tourism.

It is recorded for the first time in 1241. It was a fief of the Bologna family after 1556, and then of the Pilo family.

Churches (Monreale Diocese) include the following:
San Erasmo Vescovo + Mart. (Chiesa Madre, 18th century)
San Rocco
Santa Rosalia (Santa Rosalia - suburb of Capaci, historic)
Santa Maria della Strada (Sommariva - suburb of Capaci)

Links to other sites about Capaci include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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