Grumento Nova

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Grumento Nova
Comune di Grumento Nova
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Grumento Nova is located in Italy
Grumento Nova
Grumento Nova
Location of Grumento Nova in Italy
Coordinates: 40°17′N 15°53′E / 40.283°N 15.883°E / 40.283; 15.883Coordinates: 40°17′N 15°53′E / 40.283°N 15.883°E / 40.283; 15.883
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province / Metropolitan city Potenza (PZ)
 • Mayor Vincenzo Vertunni
 • Total 66.17 km2 (25.55 sq mi)
Elevation 771 m (2,530 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 1,837
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Grumentini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85050
Dialing code 0975
Website Official website

Grumento Nova is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. The ancient name of the town was Saponara.

In the locality Spineta are the remains of the Roman town of Grumentum.


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