Lotzorai

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Lotzorai
Comune di Lotzorai
Lotzorai vista sud.jpg
Coat of arms of Lotzorai
Coat of arms
Location of Lotzorai
Lotzorai is located in Italy
Lotzorai
Lotzorai
Location of Lotzorai in Sardinia
Lotzorai is located in Sardinia
Lotzorai
Lotzorai
Lotzorai (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°58′N 9°40′E / 39.967°N 9.667°E / 39.967; 9.667
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceNuoro (NU)
FrazioniTancau sul Mare
Government
 • MayorAntonello Rubiu
Area
 • Total16.87 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
(31 October 2017)[1]
 • Total2,160
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lotzoraesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08040
Dialing code0782
WebsiteOfficial website

Lotzorai is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) northeast of Tortolì.

Lotzorai borders the following municipalities: Baunei, Girasole, Talana, Tortolì, Triei, Villagrande Strisaili.

Isula Manna Beach.

The town's economy is based on agriculture and tourism. Lotzorai's territory is home to several walks, including those to Cala Goloritzè and the Gole su Gorroppu Lotzorai, while the Selvaggio Blu starts 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Lotzorai in Santa Maria Navarrese. Other sights include a pre-Nuragic necropolis with thirteen Domus de Janas, the Medusa Castle (a medieval fortress built over a pre-existing Phoenician structure, now in ruins) and other pre-Nuragic and Nuragic excavations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: National Institute of Statistics (Istat).[full citation needed]