Balvano

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Balvano
Comune
Comune di Balvano
Balvano is locatit in Italy
Balvano
Balvano
Location o Balvano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°39′N 15°31′E / 40.650°N 15.517°E / 40.650; 15.517Coordinates: 40°39′N 15°31′E / 40.650°N 15.517°E / 40.650; 15.517
Kintra Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
Govrenment
 • Mayor Costantino Di Carlo
Aurie
 • Total 41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
Population (31 December 2006)
 • Tot 1,938
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Balvanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85050
Dialin code 0971
Patron saunt St. Anthony
Saunt day 13 June
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Balvano is a smaw ceety an a commune in the province o Potenza (Basilicata, soothren Italy).

The recent history o Balvano is connectit tae several catastrophes. In 1944, a steam train stawed in a nearbi railwey tunnel, suffocatin 426 passengers. It wis ane o the touns nearly destroyed bi the 1980 Irpinia yirdquauk an aw.

Balvano Castle