Osilo

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Osilo

Ósile
Comune di Osilo
Osilo, panorama (08).jpg
Coat of arms of Osilo
Coat of arms
Location of Osilo
Osilo is located in Italy
Osilo
Osilo
Location of Osilo in Sardinia
Osilo is located in Sardinia
Osilo
Osilo
Osilo (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 40°44′N 8°40′E / 40.733°N 8.667°E / 40.733; 8.667
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceSassari (SS)
FrazioniSanta Vittoria, San Lorenzo
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Manca
Area
 • Total98.3 km2 (38.0 sq mi)
Elevation
672 m (2,205 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2008[2])[3]
 • Total3,317
 • Density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Osilesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
07033
Dialing code079

Osilo (Sardinian: Ósile) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) north of Cagliari and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) east of Sassari. It is part of the Anglona traditional region. The municipality of Osilo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Santa Vittoria and San Lorenzo.

Osilo borders the following municipalities: Cargeghe, Codrongianos, Muros, Nulvi, Ploaghe, Sassari, Sennori, Tergu.

Economy is mostly based on agriculture and animal husbandry, especially of sheep, which include about 250 dairy companies. It is the production center of the Osilo pecorino cheese. Sights include a castle and several churches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.