Montemurro

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Montemurro
Comune
Comune di Montemurro
Coat of arms of Montemurro
Coat of arms
Montemurro is located in Italy
Montemurro
Montemurro
Location of Montemurro in Italy
Coordinates: 40°18′N 15°59′E / 40.300°N 15.983°E / 40.300; 15.983
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Frazioni Le Piane
Area
 • Total 56.54 km2 (21.83 sq mi)
Elevation 723 m (2,372 ft)
Population (30 March 2008)[1]
 • Total 1,428
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Demonym Montemurresi (Local dialect: munt'murris')
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85053
Dialing code 0971
Patron saint St. George and St. Maurice[2]
Saint day 23 April (St. George) and 16–18 August (St. Roch)
Website Official website

Montemurro is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (ISTAT)
  2. ^ St. Roch was elected by the patron Montemurro Montemurresi glorious in the 17th century, following an outbreak of plague from which were released through the intercession of the saint.