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Comune di Banzi
Banzi is located in Italy
Location of Banzi in Italy
Coordinates: 40°31′N 15°49′E / 40.517°N 15.817°E / 40.517; 15.817Coordinates: 40°31′N 15°49′E / 40.517°N 15.817°E / 40.517; 15.817
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province / Metropolitan city Potenza (PZ)
Population (1996)[1]
 • Total 1,800
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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

Called Bantia in antiquity, it was the site of the find of the bronze tablet known as the Tabula Bantina, which contains an important fragment of the ancient Oscan language.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.