Palau, Sardinia

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Palau
Lu Palau
Comune
Comune di Palau
Palau vista panoramica.jpg
Coat of arms of Palau
Coat of arms
Palau is located in Italy
Palau
Palau
Location of Palau in Italy
Coordinates: 41°11′N 9°23′E / 41.183°N 9.383°E / 41.183; 9.383
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Olbia-Tempio (OT)
Government
 • Mayor Pietro Cuccu
Area
 • Total 44.4 km2 (17.1 sq mi)
Population (2009[1])
 • Total 4,467
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym Palaesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07020
Dialing code 0789
Website Official website

Palau (Gallurese: Lu Palau) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Olbia-Tempio in the Italian region Sardinia, about 220 km north of Cagliari and about 30 km northwest of Olbia. It was a frazione of the comune of Tempio Pausania until 1959.

It is in Punta Sardegna, and was founded in 1875 by local shepherds.

References[edit]

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

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