Satriano di Lucania

Satriano di Lucania
Comune di Satriano di Lucania
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Coat of arms
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 / Metropolitan city 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)

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