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Comune di Latronico
Latronico is located in Italy
Location of Latronico in Italy
Coordinates: 40°5′N 16°1′E / 40.083°N 16.017°E / 40.083; 16.017Coordinates: 40°5′N 16°1′E / 40.083°N 16.017°E / 40.083; 16.017
Country Italy
Province / Metropolitan city Potenza (PZ)
Frazioni Agromonte Magnano, Agromonte Mileo, Battista, Calda, Cerri, Fraccia-Laghi, Iannazzo, Ischitelli, Lucarelli, Mastroluca, Masullo, Pargo, Pantoni, Papaleo, Perosa, Perricchio, Preti, Procoio, Serrone, Varrazzo
 • Total 75 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation 888 m (2,913 ft)
Population (December 2008)[1]
 • Total 4,906
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Latronichesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85043
Dialing code 0973
Patron saint Sant'Egidio
Saint day 1 September
Website Official website

Latronico is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Due to its high elevation of 888 metres (2,913 ft) it is much cooler, even in summer, than the larger cities along the coasts.[2]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. ^