Rotonda, Basilicata

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Rotonda
Comune di Rotonda
VistaRotonda.jpg
Location of Rotonda
Rotonda is located in Italy
Rotonda
Rotonda
Location of Rotonda in Italy
Rotonda is located in Basilicata
Rotonda
Rotonda
Rotonda (Basilicata)
Coordinates: 39°57′N 16°2′E / 39.950°N 16.033°E / 39.950; 16.033Coordinates: 39°57′N 16°2′E / 39.950°N 16.033°E / 39.950; 16.033
CountryItaly
RegionBasilicata
ProvincePotenza (PZ)
Government
 • MayorRocco Bruno
Area
 • Total42.92 km2 (16.57 sq mi)
Elevation
635 m (2,083 ft)
Population
 (December 2008)[3]
 • Total3,632
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rotondesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
85048
Dialing code0973
Patron saintSt. Anthony of Padua
Saint day8–13 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Rotonda (Lucano: Rutunna) is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Rotonda is home to the Melanzana rossa di Rotonda production. This is the only Ethiopian Eggplant grown in Europe in significant quantities. It is a reddish kind of aubergine that looks similar to a tomato.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)