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This article is about the Italian comune. For the South African village, see Talana, KwaZulu-Natal.
Comune di Talana
Coat of arms of Talana
Coat of arms
Talana is located in Italy
Location of Talana in Italy
Coordinates: 40°02′N 09°30′E / 40.033°N 9.500°E / 40.033; 9.500Coordinates: 40°02′N 09°30′E / 40.033°N 9.500°E / 40.033; 9.500
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Ogliastra (OG)
 • Total 117.92 km2 (45.53 sq mi)
Elevation 682 m (2,238 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 1,129
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Demonym Talanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08040
Dialing code 0782
Patron saint St. Martha
Saint day July 29

Talana is a town and comune in the province of Ogliastra, Sardinia, Italy. The town is located above a valley, at an elevation of almost 700 metres (2,300 ft). The area has been occupied since the Bronze Age, with many nuraghes nearby. It was part of the Giudicato of Cagliari in medieval times. There is a hotel and several bed and breakfasts in the town.[1]


  1. ^ Sardegna Turismo page on Talana