Sorso (Sassarese: Sòssu) is a comune (municipality) of c. 14,700 inhabitants in the province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) north of Sassari.
Sorso is a tourist resort facing the Gulf of Asinara. Apart tourism, the economy is mostly based on agriculture. The local dialect is a variant of Sassarese.
The Giudice (King) Barisone III of Torres was assassinated at Sorso during a peasant revolt in 1236.
- ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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