Comune di Montemurro

Coat of arms

Location of Montemurro in Italy

Coordinates: 40°18′N 15°59′E / 40.300°N 15.983°E / 40.300; 15.983
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province / Metropolitan city Potenza (PZ)
Frazioni Le Piane
  Total 56.54 km2 (21.83 sq mi)
Elevation 723 m (2,372 ft)
Population (30 March 2008)[1]
  Total 1,428
  Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montemurresi (Local dialect: munt'murris')
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85053
Dialing code 0971
Patron saint St. George and St. Maurice[2]
Saint day 23 April (St. George) and 16–18 August (St. Roch)
Website Official website

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


  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (ISTAT)
  2. St. Roch was elected by the patron Montemurro Montemurresi glorious in the 17th century, following an outbreak of plague from which were released through the intercession of the saint.

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