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Comune di Aritzo
Aritzo panorama.jpg
Aritzo is located in Sardinia
Location of Aritzo in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°57′N 9°12′E / 39.950°N 9.200°E / 39.950; 9.200Coordinates: 39°57′N 9°12′E / 39.950°N 9.200°E / 39.950; 9.200
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Nuoro (NU)
 • Total 75.7 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,445
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08031
Dialing code 0784

Aritzo (Sardinian: Arìtzo) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Cagliari and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Nuoro. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,445 and an area of 75.7 square kilometres (29.2 sq mi).[1]

Aritzo borders the following municipalities: Arzana, Belvì, Desulo, Gadoni, Laconi, Meana Sardo, and Seulo.

Child wears the traditional cloth from Aritzo

Demographic evolution[edit]


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