Province of Matera

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Province of Matera
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Matera in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Matera in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Basilicata
Capital(s) Matera
Comuni 31
Government
 • President Franco Stella
Area
 • Total 3,447 km2 (1,331 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 203,627
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 75100
Telephone prefix 0835
Vehicle registration MT
ISTAT 077

The Province of Matera (Italian: Provincia di Matera) is a province in the Basilicata region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Matera.

It has an area of 3,447 square kilometres (1,331 sq mi) and a total population of 203,627 (2012). There are 31 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province (see Comunes of the Province of Matera). The main comunes by population are:

Commune Population
Matera 59,265
Pisticci 17,834
Policoro 15,447
Bernalda 12,079
Montescaglioso 10,108
Ferrandina 9,293
Montalbano Jonico 7,848
Scanzano Jonico 6,942
Nova Siri 6,576
Tricarico 6,080
Grassano 5,630
Irsina 5,540
Tursi 5,362
Stigliano 5,314
Cirigliano 451

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Coordinates: 40°40′N 16°36′E / 40.667°N 16.600°E / 40.667; 16.600