Jerzu

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Jerzu
Iertzu
Comune
Comune di Jerzu
Jerzu.jpg
Jerzu is located in Sardinia
Jerzu
Jerzu
Location of Jerzu in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°47′N 9°31′E / 39.783°N 9.517°E / 39.783; 9.517Coordinates: 39°47′N 9°31′E / 39.783°N 9.517°E / 39.783; 9.517
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceNuoro (NU)
Area
 • Total102.5 km2 (39.6 sq mi)
Elevation470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total3,287
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Jerzesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code08044
Dialing code0782

Jerzu, Iertzu in sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Tortolì. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,287 and an area of 102.5 square kilometres (39.6 sq mi).[1] Jerzu is known for the production of a particular type of wine, called Cannonau di Jerzu.

Jerzu borders the following municipalities: Arzana, Cardedu, Gairo, Lanusei, Osini, Tertenia, Ulassai, Villaputzu.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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