Melfi

Melfi
Comune
Comune di Melfi
Melfi.jpg
Coat of arms of Melfi
Coat of arms
Melfi within the Province of Potenza
Melfi within the Province of Potenza
Melfi is located in Italy
Melfi
Melfi
Location of Melfi in Italy
Coordinates: 41°00′N 15°39′E / 41°00′N 15°39′E / 41.000; 15.650
CountryItaly
RegionBasilicata
ProvincePotenza (PZ)
FrazioniCamarda, Capannola, Foggianello, Foggiano, Isca ricotta, Leonessa, Masseria Casella, Masseria Catapane, Masseria Menolecchia, Parasacco, San Giorgio di Melfi, San Nicola, Vaccareccia, Villa Mariannina
Government
 • MayorLivio Valvano
Area
 • Total210 km2 (80 sq mi)
Elevation532 m (1,745 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)
 • Total17,878
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Melfitani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code85025
Dialing code0972
Patron saintSt. Alexander
Saint dayFebruary 9
WebsiteOfficial website

Melfi (Lucano: Mèlfe) is a town and comune in the Vulture area of the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. In 2015 it had a population of 17,768.

Geography

On a hill at the foot of Mount Vulture, Melfi is the most important town in Basilicata's Vulture, both as a tourist resort and economic centre. Its municipality lies next to the borders with Campania and Apulia, and borders with Aquilonia (AV), Ascoli Satriano (FG), Candela (FG), Lacedonia (AV), Lavello, Monteverde (AV), Rapolla, Rionero in Vulture and Rocchetta Sant'Antonio (FG).[1] Its hamlets (frazioni) are the villages of Camarda, Capannola, Foggianello, Foggiano, Isca ricotta, Leonessa, Masseria Casella, Masseria Catapane, Masseria Menolecchia, Parasacco, San Giorgio di Melfi, San Nicola, Vaccareccia and Villa Mariannina.

Other Languages
العربية: ملفي
azərbaycanca: Melfi
تۆرکجه: ملفی
Bân-lâm-gú: Melfi
български: Мелфи
čeština: Melfi
dansk: Melfi
Deutsch: Melfi
Ελληνικά: Μέλφι
español: Melfi
Esperanto: Melfi
euskara: Melfi
فارسی: ملفی
français: Melfi (Italie)
հայերեն: Մելֆի
interlingua: Melfi
italiano: Melfi
עברית: מלפי
қазақша: Мельфи
Latina: Melphis
lietuvių: Melfis
lumbaart: Melfi
magyar: Melfi
Bahasa Melayu: Melfi
Nederlands: Melfi
日本語: メルフィ
Napulitano: Melfi
norsk: Melfi
Piemontèis: Melfi
polski: Melfi
português: Melfi
română: Melfi
русский: Мельфи
sicilianu: Melfi
српски / srpski: Мелфи
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Melfi
svenska: Melfi
tarandíne: Melfi
Türkçe: Melfi
українська: Мельфі
Volapük: Melfi
Winaray: Melfi
中文: 梅尔菲