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Comune di Campomaggiore
Coat of arms of Campomaggiore
Location of Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore is located in Italy
Location of Campomaggiore in Italy
Campomaggiore is located in Basilicata
Campomaggiore (Basilicata)
Coordinates: 40°34′N 16°4′E / 40.567°N 16.067°E / 40.567; 16.067
ProvincePotenza (PZ)
 • MayorNicola Blasi
 • Total12.48 km2 (4.82 sq mi)
Elevation795 m (2,608 ft)
 (30 April 2017)[3]
 • Total794
 • Density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0971
Patron saintHoly Virgil of the Carmel Mountain
Saint day16 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Campomaggiore is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, Basilicata, southern Italy. It includes a modern settlement which has replaced the original town Campomaggiore Vecchio, destroyed by an avalanche in 1885 and now a ghost town.[4][5]

Twin towns


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Campomaggiore". Tuttitalia (in Italian).
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  4. ^ Page 263, Geotechnical Engineering for the Preservation of Monuments and Historic Sites, edited by Emilio Bilotta, Alessandro Flora, Stefania Lirer, Carlo Viggiani
  5. ^ Page 145, Hydrogeological Instability in Cohesive Soils: Techniques for Prediction ... By Luigi Coppola