Siligo

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Not to be confused with Sligo.
Siligo
Comune
Comune di Siligo
450px-Siligo. Panorama da su Runaghe.JPG
Coat of arms of Siligo
Coat of arms
Siligo is located in Sardinia
Siligo
Siligo
Location of Siligo in Sardinia
Coordinates: 40°35′N 8°44′E / 40.583°N 8.733°E / 40.583; 8.733
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Sassari (SS)
Area
 • Total 43.6 km2 (16.8 sq mi)
Elevation 452 m (1,483 ft)
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 962
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Silighesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07040
Dialing code 079
Patron saint St. Victoria
Saint day dec. 23
Website Official website

Siligo is a comune (municipality) in the region of Logudoro - Meilogu in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) north of Cagliari and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Sassari.


Siligo borders the following municipalities: Ardara, Banari, Bessude, Bonnanaro, Codrongianos, Florinas, Mores, Ploaghe.

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Notable people[edit]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Historical census data current boundaries
Year Pop. ±%
1688 465 —    
1698 407 −12.5%
1728 433 +6.4%
1751 703 +62.4%
1821 1,121 +59.5%
1824 692 −38.3%
1838 855 +23.6%
1846 841 −1.6%
1848 858 +2.0%
1857 880 +2.6%
1861 986 +12.0%
1871 1,121 +13.7%
1881 1,171 +4.5%
1901 1,554 +32.7%
1911 1,664 +7.1%
1921 1,624 −2.4%
1931 1,772 +9.1%
1936 1,815 +2.4%
1951 1,856 +2.3%
1961 1,606 −13.5%
1971 1,372 −14.6%
1981 1,298 −5.4%
1991 1,142 −12.0%
2001 1,012 −11.4%
2011 912 −9.9%

References[edit]

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