|Comune di Bitti|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Ciccolini|
|• Total||216.2 km2 (83.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||549 m (1,801 ft)|
|Population (30 June 2017)|
|• Density||13/km2 (34/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. George|
|Saint day||April 23|
Bitti (Sardinian: Bitzi or Vitzi) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) north of Cagliari and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Nuoro.
The commune takes its name from the Sardinian bitta (female deer). Already existing in Roman times, it is mentioned in 1170 as Bitthe. Bitti was a provincial capital of the Giudicato of Gallura and, from the 14th century, was part of the Giudicato of Torres. It was later included in the marquisate of Orani.
- Su Romanzesu nuragic archaeological complex.
- Church of Santu Jorgi (St. George).
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bitti.|
|This Sardinia location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|