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Comune di Sorgono
Sorgono is located in Italy
Location of Sorgono in Italy
Coordinates: 40°2′N 9°6′E / 40.033°N 9.100°E / 40.033; 9.100Coordinates: 40°2′N 9°6′E / 40.033°N 9.100°E / 40.033; 9.100
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Province of Nuoro (NU)
 • Total 56.2 km2 (21.7 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,927
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08038
Dialing code 0784

Sorgono (Sardinian: Sòrgono) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) north of Cagliari and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Nuoro. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,927 and an area of 56.2 square kilometres (21.7 sq mi).[1]

Sorgono borders the following municipalities: Atzara, Austis, Belvì, Neoneli, Ortueri, Samugheo, Tiana, Tonara.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Notable Resident[edit]

Giovanni Melis Fois- (1916-2009) was born here. Francesca Barracciu, MEP - born here in 1966[2]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Francesca BARRACCIU". Europa. Retrieved 13 February 2014.