An island of southern Italy on the southern edge of the Bay of Naples. A popular resort since Roman times, it is famous for its Blue Grotto, a picturesque cave indenting the island's high, precipitous coast.
- The island of Capri, on the other hand, opposite the southern promontory of the Bay of Naples, is a precipitous limestone rock.
- Sir Sidney Smith with a British squadron captured Capri (February 18o6), and the peasants of the Abruzzi and Calabria soon began to give trouble.
- Capri, however, fell to the French on the 18th of October 1808, shortly after the arrival at Naples of the new king, Murat.
- Pop. (1901) of the commune of Capri, 3890, of Anacapri, 2316.
- Wide, between Capri and Ischia, and the Bocca Piccola, 3 m.