Borutta

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Borutta
Borùta
Comune
Comune di Borutta
Abbey of San Pietro di Sorres
Abbey of San Pietro di Sorres
Coat of arms of Borutta
Coat of arms
Borutta is located in Italy
Borutta
Borutta
Location of Borutta in Italy
Coordinates: 40°31′N 8°45′E / 40.517°N 8.750°E / 40.517; 8.750
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Sassari (SS)
Government
 • Mayor Silvano Quirico Salvatore Arru
Area
 • Total 4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Population (30 November 2009[1])
 • Total 289
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07040
Dialing code 079

Borutta (Sardinian: Borùta) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Cagliari and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Sassari.

Borutta borders the following municipalities: Bessude, Bonnanaro, Cheremule, Thiesi, Torralba. The volcanic hill once housing the village of Sorres (destroyed by the Aragonese in the early 14th century) houses the Pisan-Romanesque church of San Pietro di Sorres.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.