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Region of Basilicata, Italy

Location of region of Basilicata on a map

Basilicata is a region found in the nation of Italy. Home to 578,036 people, it is the 18th largest division in Italy in terms of population.

Basilicata gained its current status as a region in the year 1948. The government of Basilicata is lead by Marcello Pittellaand is based in the region capital of Potenza (Population: 56,433).

The most populous cities in Basilicata are: Potenza (Population: 56,433), Matera (Population: 54,891).

Basilicata Region - Quick Facts

Country Italy
Region Type Region
ISO Code IT_77
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1948
Capital Potenza (Population: 56,433)
Head of Government Marcello Pittella
Total Population 578,036
Total Area 9,992 sq km (3,858 sq miles)
Population Density 57.8 sq km (149.8 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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