Satriano di Lucania

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Satriano di Lucania
Comune di Satriano di Lucania
Satriano di Lucania-Stemma.png
Coat of arms of Satriano di Lucania
Coat of arms
Satriano di Lucania is located in Italy
Satriano di Lucania
Satriano di Lucania
Location of Satriano di Lucania in Italy
Coordinates: 40°33′N 15°39′E / 40.550°N 15.650°E / 40.550; 15.650
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Frazioni Contrada Canonica, Contrada Isca, Contrada Pantanelle-Campo di Rato, Contrada Piano dei Prati, Contrada Serra, Contrada Vigna la Noce
 • Mayor Vincenzo Pascale
 • Total 33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 650 m (2,130 ft)
Population (31 December 2009)[1]
 • Total 2,422
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Satrianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85050
Dialing code 0975
Patron saint St. Roch
Saint day 16 May, 16 August, and 16 December
Website Official website

Satriano di Lucania is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

It houses the homonymous carnival and the Lucania Etno Folk Festival.

It was formerly known as Pietrafesa and gave its name to the painter Pietrafesa. The village is very famous for its murals; several times it has been nominated as the "italian murals' capital".



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