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Comune di Paulilatino
Santa Cristina
Santa Cristina
Paulilatino is located in Sardinia
Location of Paulilatino in Sardinia
Coordinates: 40°5′N 8°46′E / 40.083°N 8.767°E / 40.083; 8.767Coordinates: 40°5′N 8°46′E / 40.083°N 8.767°E / 40.083; 8.767
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Oristano (OR)
 • Total 104.0 km2 (40.2 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,436
 • Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Paulesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09070
Dialing code 0758
Website Official website

Paulilatino (Sardinian: Paùlle) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Oristano in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of Cagliari and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Oristano. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,436 and an area of 104.0 square kilometres (40.2 sq mi).[1]

Paulilatino borders the following municipalities: Abbasanta, Bauladu, Bonarcado, Fordongianus, Ghilarza, Santu Lussurgiu, Solarussa, Villanova Truschedu, Zerfaliu.

Santa Cristina di Paulilatino[edit]

The complex of Santa Cristina dates from the twelfth century BC and consists of a well and various ceremonial buildings. It is one of the most important sites of the Nuragic civilization. Central to the facilities is a well, built with well smoothed basaltic ashlars and consisting of three architectural elements: an elliptical enclosure, stairs shaped like a trapezium and a circular chamber with an ogival ceiling that contains the water. In front of the well there are remains of Nuragic villager huts with and a gathering place.[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: National Institute of Statistics (Italy) (Istat).
  2. ^ Archeotour: Il villaggio cristiano |

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