Province of Ogliastra

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Province of Ogliastra
Provìntzia de s'Ogiastra
Province
Coat of arms of Province of Ogliastra
Coat of arms
Map highlighting the location of the province of Ogliastra in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Ogliastra in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sardinia
Capital(s) Lanusei and Tortolì
Comuni 23
Government
 • President Bruno Pilia
Area
 • Total 1,854 km2 (716 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 58,026
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 080xx
Telephone prefix 0782
Vehicle registration OG
ISTAT 105
Website Official website

Ogliastra (Italian: Provincia dell'Ogliastra, Sardinian: Provìntzia de s'Ogiastra) is a province in eastern Sardinia, Italy. Ogliastra is the most mountainous province in Sardinia. With only some 58,000 inhabitants, it is also the least populous province of Italy. It corresponds roughly to the medieval Giudicato of Agugliastra.

Population[edit]

The largest municipalities in the province are:

Commune Population
Tortolì 10,227
Lanusei 5,789
Bari Sardo 3,880
Baunei 3,825
Tertenia 3,706
Villagrande Strisaili 3,569
Jerzu 3,284

The populations of the most isolated villages in Ogliastra are supplying pedigree, medical and genetic data to research in inherited diseases and the study about the extremely high longevity of local population. This research is coordinated by the company SharDNA.

Politics[edit]

Ogliastra Provincial Election Results June 2010
Name Party 1st Preference Votes  % 2nd Preference Votes  %
Bruno Pilia PD 13.556 41,1 13.700 51,0
Sandro Daniele Mario Rubiu PdL 14.446 43,8 13.169 49,0

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Coordinates: 39°53′00″N 9°33′00″E / 39.8833°N 9.5500°E / 39.8833; 9.5500