Lagonegro

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Lagonegro
Comune
Comune di Lagonegro
Piazza Bonaventura Picardi .jpg
Coat of arms of Lagonegro
Coat of arms
Lagonegro within the Province of Potenza
Lagonegro within the Province of Potenza
Lagonegro is located in Italy
Lagonegro
Lagonegro
Location of Lagonegro in Italy
Coordinates: 40°8′N 15°46′E / 40.133°N 15.767°E / 40.133; 15.767Coordinates: 40°8′N 15°46′E / 40.133°N 15.767°E / 40.133; 15.767
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Frazioni Casale Serino, Cervaro, Farno, Fecìla, Fortino, Malpignata, Pennarone, Strette
Government
 • Mayor Pasquale Mitidieri
Area
 • Total 113.07 km2 (43.66 sq mi)
Elevation 666 m (2,185 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total 5,442
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lagonegresi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 85042
Dialing code 0973
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Bari
Saint day 6 December
Website Official website

Lagonegro (Lucano: Launìvere) is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is part of the Valle del Noce and has (2017) a population of 5,471. [1]


Geography[edit]

The municipality, located southwest of its province, near the borders of Basilicata with Cilento, a subregion of Campania, is bordered by the municipalities of Casalbuono, Casaletto Spartano, Lauria, Moliterno, Montesano sulla Marcellana, Nemoli, Rivello and Tortorella.[2] It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Casale Serino, Cervaro, Farno, Fecìla, Fortino, Malpignata, Pennarone and Strette.

Transport[edit]

The town is served by two exits ("Lagonegro Nord" and "Lagonegro Sud") of the A2 motorway, linking Naples and Salerno to Cosenza, Lamezia and Reggio Calabria. Its railway station is the terminus of 2 abandoned lines using two different gauges: the standard gauge line Sicignano–Lagonegro, and the narrow gauge line Lagonegro–Castrovillari–Spezzano Albanese.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2017
  2. ^ 40289 (x a j h) Lagonegro on OpenStreetMap

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