Pescopagano

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Pescopagano
Comune
Comune di Pescopagano
Pescopagano is located in Italy
Pescopagano
Pescopagano
Location of Pescopagano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°50′N 15°24′E / 40.833°N 15.400°E / 40.833; 15.400Coordinates: 40°50′N 15°24′E / 40.833°N 15.400°E / 40.833; 15.400
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Government
 • Mayor Fernando Schettini
Area
 • Total 69 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation 954 m (3,130 ft)
Population (31 December 2007)
 • Total 2,080
 • Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Demonym Pescopaganesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85020
Dialing code 0976
Patron saint St. Francis of Paola
Saint day June 30
Website Official website

Pescopagano is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the region of Basilicata (southern Italy). It is bounded by the comuni of Cairano, Calitri, Castelgrande, Castelnuovo di Conza, Conza della Campania, Laviano, Rapone, Sant'Andrea di Conza, Santomenna.

It is not to be confused with Torre di Pescopagano located in the municipality of Mondragone, Campania.

Main sights[edit]

  • Torre dell'Orologio (Watch Tower), built on the ancient Porta Sibilla of the walls. It houses a Roman bust of Ianus.
  • Church of San Giovanni Battista (970).
  • Church of Montemauro.
  • Church of San Leonardo.
  • Church of SS. Annunziata.