Atzara

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Atzara
Comune di Atzara
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Location of Atzara
Atzara is located in Italy
Atzara
Atzara
Location of Atzara in Sardinia
Atzara is located in Sardinia
Atzara
Atzara
Atzara (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°59′33″N 9°4′34″E / 39.99250°N 9.07611°E / 39.99250; 9.07611Coordinates: 39°59′33″N 9°4′34″E / 39.99250°N 9.07611°E / 39.99250; 9.07611
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceProvince of Nuoro (NU)
Government
 • MayorAlessandro Corona
Area
 • Total35.92 km2 (13.87 sq mi)
Elevation
553 m (1,814 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,123
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Atzaresi (Sardinian: Atzaresos)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08030
Dialing code0784
WebsiteOfficial website

Atzara (Sardinian: Atzàra) 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 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Nuoro.

Atzara borders the following municipalities: Belvì, Meana Sardo, Samugheo, Sorgono.

History[edit]

Folk costumes from Atzara

Located in Barbagia, the original village date back to the years around 1000 and developed near the spring of Bingia de giosso, still existing. The old town centre is divided in the ancient districts of Su Fruscu, Lodine, Montiga e Josso, Montiga e Susu, Sa Cora Manna, Su Cuccuru de Santu Giorgi and Tzùri. It was part of the Giudicato of Arborea.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.