Picerno

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Picerno
Comune
Comune di Picerno
Coat of arms of Picerno
Coat of arms
Picerno is located in Italy
Picerno
Picerno
Location of Picerno in Italy
Coordinates: 40°38′N 15°38′E / 40.633°N 15.633°E / 40.633; 15.633
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Government
 • Mayor Valeria Russillo
Area
 • Total 78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 721 m (2,365 ft)
Population (31 December 2009)
 • Total 6,109
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Picernesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85055
Dialing code 0971
Patron saint St. Nicholas
Saint day 9 May and 6 December
Website Official website

Picerno is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Balvano, Baragiano, Potenza, Ruoti, Savoia di Lucania, Tito, Vietri di Potenza.