Potenza is a city and comune in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is the capital of the province of Potenza and the Basilicata region.The city is the highest regional capital and one of the highest provincial capitals in Italy, overlooking the valley of the Basento river in the Apennine Mountains of Lucania, east of Salerno. Its territory is bounded by the comuni of Anzi, Avigliano, Brindisi Montagna, Picerno, Pietragalla, Pignola, Ruoti, Tito, and Vaglio Basilicata.

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Population56.4 Thousand

Area173.0 km2

Average temperature
MAX(August) 25
MIN(February) 1
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