Galtellì

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Galtellì

Garteddi  (Sardinian)
Comune di Galtellì
Ruins of the Castle of Pontes
Ruins of the Castle of Pontes
Location of Galtellì
Galtellì is located in Italy
Galtellì
Galtellì
Location of Galtellì in Sardinia
Galtellì is located in Sardinia
Galtellì
Galtellì
Galtellì (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 40°23′N 9°37′E / 40.383°N 9.617°E / 40.383; 9.617Coordinates: 40°23′N 9°37′E / 40.383°N 9.617°E / 40.383; 9.617
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceNuoro (NU)
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Santo Porcu
Area
 • Total56.8 km2 (21.9 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2017)[3]
 • Total2,441
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Galtellinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08020
Dialing code0784
WebsiteOfficial website

Galtellì (Italian: [ɡaltelˈli]; Sardinian: Garteddi) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Nuoro.

Galtellì borders the municipalities of: Dorgali, Irgoli, Loculi, Lula, Onifai, Orosei.

Galtellì was a historic episcopal see, in the current diocese of Nuoro, in the territory of the ancient sentence of Gallura and, in particular, in the territory of the Baronie.

Galtellì has one of the better-preserved historic centres in Sardinia. It has numerous churches, and the cathedral of Saint Peter houses a cycle of Romanesque frescoes.

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.

External links[edit]