|Comune di Pratola Serra|
Pratola Serra seen from Prata Principato Ultra
|Frazioni||Serra di Pratola, San Michele di Pratola, Nocione, Acquaviva, Saudelle, Cocciacavallo|
|• Total||8 km2 (3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||280 m (920 ft)|
(31 December 2010)
|• Density||460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Madonna Addolorata and San Gerardo|
|Saint day||First Sunday in September|
The area of the comune spread on the right bank of the Sabato river. The oldest part of the comune is the village of Serra di Pratola that lie on a hill overlooking the Sabato river valley. The village of Pratola was born later stretching along a major road to Apulia. It lies in the valley and later has spread on the nearby hills. The comune was born in 1812 merging the two villages of Pratola and Serra. The village of Pratola since then has become the major town of the comune and it is the seat of the town hall.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Population 31/12/2010
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