Marconia

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Marconia di Pisticci
Comune
Comune di Marconia di Pisticci
Coat of arms of Marconia di Pisticci
Coat of arms
Marconia di Pisticci is located in Italy
Marconia di Pisticci
Marconia di Pisticci
Location of Marconia di Pisticci in Italy
Coordinates: 40°21′49″N 16°41′23″E / 40.36361°N 16.68972°E / 40.36361; 16.68972Coordinates: 40°21′49″N 16°41′23″E / 40.36361°N 16.68972°E / 40.36361; 16.68972
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province / Metropolitan city Matera (MT)
Founded 1938
Government
 • Mayor Viviana Verri
Elevation 106 m (348 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,258
Demonym(s) Marconesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 75015
Dialing code 0835
Patron saint Madonna delle Grazie
Saint day Second sunday of September
Website Official website

Marconia (Marconij) is a town in the region of Basilicata, Italy with about 12,000 inhabitants. It is located in the Province of Matera and is considered a "frazione," or administrative district, of the nearby city of Pisticci.

Marconia was settled during Second World War period, like restrict colony, where live dissenter politicos forced to work.

Marconia is named for Guglielmo Marconi, an italian 20th-century inventor, who inventing wireless communications (radio).

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