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Pietrapertosa (Italy)
Country Italy
region Basilicata
province Potenza  (PZ)
Coordinates 40 ° 31 '  N , 16 ° 4'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 31 '5 "  N , 16 ° 3' 47"  E
height 1088  m slm
surface 67 km²
Residents 958 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 14 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 85010
prefix 0971
ISTAT number 076061
Popular name Pietrapertosani
Patron saint James the Elder
Website Pietrapertosa
Panorama of Pietrapertosa
Panorama of Pietrapertosa

Pietrapertosa is a southern Italian municipality ( comune ) with 958 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Potenza in Basilicata . The municipality is located about 25.5 kilometers east-southeast of Potenza at the Parco naturale di Gallipoli Cognato - Piccole Dolomiti Lucane , belongs to the Comunità Montana Alto Basento and borders directly on the province of Matera . Pietrapertosa is a member of the I borghi più belli d'Italia association (The Most Beautiful Places in Italy).


According to later ancient authors, the area was in the 8th century BC. Settled by Pelasger .


On the northern edge of the municipality, Strada Statale 407 Basentana runs from Potenza to Metaponto .

Web links

Commons : Pietrapertosa  - 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.
  2. ^ I borghi più belli d'Italia (official website), accessed on May 2, 2017 (Italian)