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Comune di Orroli
Nuraghe Arrubiu
Nuraghe Arrubiu
Orroli is located in Sardinia
Location of Orroli in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°42′N 9°15′E / 39.700°N 9.250°E / 39.700; 9.250Coordinates: 39°42′N 9°15′E / 39.700°N 9.250°E / 39.700; 9.250
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city South Sardinia
 • Total 75.6 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,647
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Orrolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08030
Dialing code 0782
Website Official website

Orroli, Arroli (downy oak) in sardinian language, (Arrólli in Sardinian language) is, a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region of Sardinia, located about 67.4 kilometres (41.9 mi) north of Cagliari. As of 31 December 2010, it had a population of 2,430 and an area of 75.6 square kilometres (29.2 sq mi).[1] Orroli territory hosts one of the most important nuraghi of Sardinia called Nuraghe Arrubiu, the only intact example of a five-tower nuraghe, one of the dam in the Flumendosa river and the dam of the Mulargia, which gave name to the artificial lake. Within the village there are many hostels and bed and breakfasts organized around old lifestyles and ancient traditions.

Orroli borders the following municipalities: Escalaplano, Esterzilit Goni, Nurri, Siurgus Donigala.

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

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