Narcao

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Narcao
Comune
Comune di Narcao
Panorama of Narcao
Panorama of Narcao
Coat of arms of Narcao
Coat of arms
Narcao is located in Sardinia
Narcao
Narcao
Location of Narcao in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°10′N 8°41′E / 39.167°N 8.683°E / 39.167; 8.683
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city South Sardinia
Frazioni Riomurtas, Terraseo, Pesus, Is Meddas, Is Sais, Is Aios, Terrubia, Is Cherchis
Government
 • Mayor Gianfranco Tunis
Area
 • Total 86.1 km2 (33.2 sq mi)
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 3,384
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Narcaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09010
Dialing code 0781
Patron saint St. Nicholas
Saint day 14 August
Website Official website

Narcao, Nuracau in sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Cagliari and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Carbonia.

Narcao borders the following municipalities: Carbonia, Iglesias, Nuxis, Perdaxius, Siliqua, Villamassargia, Villaperuccio.

In the frazione of Tarraseo there are remains of a Phoenician temple dedicated to the goddess Demetra.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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