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Matera

Headquarters of: Natuzzi, Calia Italia, Nicoletti.
Birthplace of: filmmaker Antonio Andrisani; Benedictine monk, Saint Giovanni di Matera.
Famous for: ancient center Sassi, often used by filmmakers for resemblance to Jerusalem. Called "The Subterranean City."
Leading political party: Democratic Party.

Population 60,556
Italian population 59,685,227
Ranking of the city in terms of population 103

Source: Istat, 2013


1) Wealth
Gdp per capita EUR/year, 2014

3) Consumption
Per capita expenditure in cars,
motorbikes and electronics
EUR/year, 2014

5) Exports

7) Bank deposits
Bank deposits per capita EUR

9) Entrepreneurship
Registered companies per 100 inhabitants

2) Unemployment
Unemployment rate

4) Justice system
Ratio of judgements per pending/new cases
in 2014 x 100

6) ICT diffusion
Broadband coverage (% of population)

8) Youth
Share of population under the age of 30

10) Education
N. of graduates every 1,000 people aged
between 25 and 30 in 2014
Sources: (1) Istituto Tagliacarne, (2) Istat, (3) Findomestic, (4) Ministry of Justice, (5) Prometeia, (6) Osservatorio Banda Larga, (7) Abi-Bankitalia, (8) Datagiovani, (9) Infocamere, (10) Ministry of education

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  1. Arts and Leisure

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    Matera, from forgotten city to European star

    by Eliana Di Caro

    “Is it in Molise? Is it in the Marche region? Where is it exactly? How do you get there?” were the questions which until not long ago I was frequently asked regarding Matera. This gives a hint about ...