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Brienza (Italy)
Country Italy
region Basilicata
province Potenza  (PZ)
Coordinates 40 ° 29 '  N , 15 ° 38'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 28 '43 "  N , 15 ° 37' 48"  E
height 713  m slm
surface 82.69 km²
Residents 3,967 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 48 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 85050
prefix 0975
ISTAT number 076013
Popular name Brienzani
Patron saint Cataldus
Website Brienza

Brienza is a southern Italian municipality ( comune ) with 3967 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Potenza in Basilicata . The municipality is located about 22.5 kilometers southwest of Potenza on the Pergola and borders directly on the province of Salerno . Brienza is part of the Comunità montana Melandro .


The village of Brienza is a Longobard foundation from the 7th century. Presumably it was created after the establishment of a Benedictine abbey. At the turn of the 7th to the 8th century, a St. Martin's Church was built.


Strada Statale 95 Var di Brienza and Strada Statale 598 di Fondo Valle d'Agri run through the municipality .

Web links

Commons : Brienza  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.