World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Rotonda, Basilicata

Article Id: WHEBN0008813865
Reproduction Date:

Title: Rotonda, Basilicata  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Morano Calabro, Solanum aethiopicum, Province of Potenza, Castelluccio Superiore, Castronuovo di Sant'Andrea
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Rotonda, Basilicata

Comune di Rotonda
Rotonda is located in Italy
Location of Rotonda in Italy
Country Italy
Region Basilicata
Province Potenza (PZ)
 • Total 42 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation 635 m (2,083 ft)
Population (December 2008)[1]
 • Total 3,632
 • Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym Rotondesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 85048
Dialing code 0973
Patron saint Sant'Antonio di Padova
Saint day 8–13 June
Website Official website

Rotonda is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Rotonda is famous for the Melanzana rossa di Rotonda. This is the only Ethiopian Eggplant grown in Europe in significant quantities. A reddish kind of aubergine that looks similar to a tomato it has a unique flavor and is exported e.g. as a tasty pickle.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.