|Comune di Teana|
|• Total||19 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||806 m (2,644 ft)|
|Population (December 2008)|
|• Density||36/km2 (93/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||San Biagio|
|Saint day||8 August - 9 August|
Teana is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Some of the local landmarks and points of interest are the ruins of a Lombard Castle, the Church of our Lady of Mount Carmel, the Chapel of San Christofaro, and the Chapel of Santa Maria delle Grazie. In the past, the region was known for the production of silk from silkworms.
According to the corresponding article at Italian Wikipedia, the name Teana is a derivative of the Greek word "Theano", the wife of Pythagoras, the philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Local legend states the town was formed from members of Pythagorean school.
- All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
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