Orroli

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Orroli

Arrolli
Comune di Orroli
Nuraghe Arrubiu
Nuraghe Arrubiu
Location of Orroli
Orroli is located in Italy
Orroli
Orroli
Location of Orroli in Sardinia
Orroli is located in Sardinia
Orroli
Orroli
Orroli (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
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceSouth Sardinia
Area
 • Total75.6 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Elevation
550 m (1,800 ft)
Population
(Dec. 2004)
 • Total2,647
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Orrolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08030
Dialing code0782
WebsiteOfficial website

Orroli, meaning "downy oak" (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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References[edit]

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

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