Province of Nuoro
Map highlighting the location of the province of Nuoro in Italy
2 (1,519 sq mi)
2 (110/sq mi)
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Province of Nuoro ( Italian: ; Provincia di Nuoro Sardinian: ) is a Provìntzia de Nùgoro province in the autonomous island region of Sardinia, Italy. Its capital is the city of Nuoro.
It has an area of 3,934 km², and a total population of 161,444. The province is divided into 52
, the largest of which are comuni Nuoro (36,443), Siniscola (11,532), Macomer (10,753), and Dorgali (9,000). The other [1 ] comuni are generally not so much large, even if Oliena (7,455) and Orosei (6,718) can be considered as well as populated towns.
The province was established in 1927.
In 2005, the territory of the Province of Nuoro has been substantially reduced as a consequence of the establishment in the island of [2 ] four new provinces.
The province hosts some of the wildest and most beautiful natural landscapes in the world.
[ Part of these landscapes has been included in the ] citation needed National Park of the Gulf of Orosei and Gennargentu which straddles the border between the Provinces of Nuoro and Ogliastra.
The Province of Nuoro is one of Europe's less-densely populated areas.
[ However, it is known for its high concentration of ] citation needed centenarians and supercentenarians. From March 5, 2001 to January 3, 2002, Antonio Todde, from Tiana, was the oldest man in the world.
Politics [ edit ]
Nuoro Provincial Election Results June 2010
1st Preference Votes
2nd Preference Votes
References [ edit ]
^ Population data source: Italian National Institute of Statistics ( ISTAT) - 2009 estimates.
^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer (New York: Columbia University Press, 1952) p. 1356.
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 40°19′N 9°20′E / 40.317°N 9.333°E