Pignola

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Pignola
Comune
Comune di Pignola
Pignola is located in Italy
Pignola
Pignola
Location of Pignola in Italy
Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°47′E / 40.567°N 15.783°E / 40.567; 15.783Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°47′E / 40.567°N 15.783°E / 40.567; 15.783
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Frazioni Arioso, Pantano, Rifreddo
Area
 • Total 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 926 m (3,038 ft)
Population (October 2008)[1]
 • Total 6,419
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym Pignolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85010
Dialing code 0971
Patron saint Maria Santissima degli Angeli
Website Official website

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

Pinot noir from this region is commonly bottled under the Pignola label.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. ^ Jancis Robinson Vines, Grapes & Wines pg 86 Octpus Publishing 1986 ISBN 1-85732-999-6