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Campomaggiore
Comune di Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore.jpg
Coat of arms of Campomaggiore
Location of Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore is located in Italy
Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore
Location of Campomaggiore in Italy
Campomaggiore is located in Basilicata
Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore (Basilicata)
Coordinates: 40°34′N 16°4′E / 40.567°N 16.067°E / 40.567; 16.067
CountryItaly
RegionBasilicata
ProvincePotenza (PZ)
Government
 • MayorNicola Blasi
Area
 • Total12.48 km2 (4.82 sq mi)
Elevation795 m (2,608 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[3]
 • Total794
 • Density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Campomaggioresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
85010
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

References

  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