Capranica Prenestina is a municipality in the province of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about 317 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012). It is located 55 km east of Rome.
Capranica Prenestina is located on a ridge of Prenestini east of Palestrina. It is a member of the Comunità Montana Monti Sabini e Tiburtini.
The district Guadagnolo ( 1218 m asl ) is the highest settlement in Latium.
Francesco Colagrossi ( civil list) was elected in June 2009 for the mayor. He took over from Carlo Lunghi, who did not run.