|Comune di Golfo Aranci|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Olbia-Tempio (OT)|
|Frazioni||Baia Caddinas, Marinella, Rudalza|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Fasolino|
|• Total||38.0 km2 (14.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||19 m (62 ft)|
|Population (28 FEbruary 2015)|
|• Density||63/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Golfo Aranci (Gallurese: Figari, Sardinian: Figari) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Olbia-Tempio in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Cagliari and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northeast of Olbia.
The name of the comune derives probably from a wrong spelling of the Sardinian Golfu di li Ranci ("Gulf of the Crabs"). Once known as Figari, the current town grew up in the mid-18th century as a fishing port. In the early 19th century a Royal Decree made it the main port for the arrivals from the mainland, contributing to its population growth.
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