Latest update: 5 March 2022
The Matera Province occupies a total geographical area of 3,447 square kilometres including the city of Matera itself, the provincial capital.
Within the province there are 31 provincial towns, known as communes (comune singular or comuni plural in Italian), containing a total population of around 198,000 inhabitants.
Among the highlights in the province are the towns of Craco, Pisticci and Irsina, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Matera and the Metaponto Archaeological Park.
Provincia di Matera