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Comune di Narcao
Panorama of Narcao
Panorama of Narcao
Coat of arms of Narcao
Coat of arms
Narcao is located in Italy
Location of Narcao in Italy
Coordinates: 39°10′N 8°41′E / 39.167°N 8.683°E / 39.167; 8.683
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Carbonia-Iglesias (CI)
Frazioni Riomurtas, Terraseo, Pesus, Is Meddas, Is Sais, Is Aios, Terrubia, Is Cherchis
 • Mayor Gianfranco Tunis
 • Total 86.1 km2 (33.2 sq mi)
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 3,384
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Narcaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09010
Dialing code 0781
Patron saint St. Nicholas
Saint day 14 August
Website Official website

Narcao, Nuracau in sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Carbonia-Iglesias in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Cagliari and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Carbonia.

Narcao borders the following municipalities: Carbonia, Iglesias, Nuxis, Perdaxius, Siliqua, Villamassargia, Villaperuccio.

In the frazione of Tarraseo are remains of a Phoenician temple dedicated to the goddess Demetra.

Twin towns[edit]


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

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