Cirigliano

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Cirigliano
Comune di Cirigliano
Location of Cirigliano
Cirigliano is located in Italy
Cirigliano
Cirigliano
Location of Cirigliano in Italy
Cirigliano is located in Basilicata
Cirigliano
Cirigliano
Cirigliano (Basilicata)
Coordinates: 40°24′N 16°10′E / 40.400°N 16.167°E / 40.400; 16.167Coordinates: 40°24′N 16°10′E / 40.400°N 16.167°E / 40.400; 16.167
CountryItaly
RegionBasilicata
ProvinceMatera (MT)
Area
 • Total14.9 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Elevation
656 m (2,152 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total359
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ciriglianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
75010
Dialing code0835
Patron saintSan Giacomo
Saint day25 July

Cirigliano (Italian pronunciation: [tʃiriʎˈʎaːno]; Lucano: Cëregliànë) is a town and comune in the province of Matera, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Cirigliano is an ancient town whose origin is uncertain. It is surrounded by walls and towers. Cirigliano is a typical medieval village which still has a castle tower with an oval base and a chapel within its walls. It has a 17th-century “Pieta” in a decorated wood temple.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

External links[edit]

[3] Cirigliano community