Deruta is a city in the province of Perugia in the Umbria region in Italy with 9502 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012).

Deruta is located about 15 kilometers south of Perugia on a hill overlooking the Tiber valley.

The districts include Casa Lina, Castel Leone, Ponte Nuovo, Ripabianca, Sant'Angelo di Celle and San Nicolò di Celle.

The neighboring municipalities are Bettona, Collazzone, Marsciano, Perugia and Torgiano.

Deruta is a center of pottery, which dates back to the Middle Ages and is still largely painted by hand. The Derutaer potteries produced, among others, from the arches of the chapel in the Palazzo dei Priori, and in the sacristy of the Basilica of S. Pietro in Perugia and work in the chapel of the Baglioni in Spello.