Tiana, Sardinia

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Tiana
Comune
Comune di Tiana
Tiana is located in Sardinia
Tiana
Tiana
Location of Tiana in Sardinia
Coordinates: 40°4′N 9°9′E / 40.067°N 9.150°E / 40.067; 9.150Coordinates: 40°4′N 9°9′E / 40.067°N 9.150°E / 40.067; 9.150
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Nuoro (NU)
Area
 • Total 19.3 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 547
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08020
Dialing code 0784

Tiana, Tìana in sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located in a valley on the slopes of Gennargentu mountain in the Ollolai Barbagia, about 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Cagliari and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Nuoro. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 547 and an area of 19.3 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi).[1]

Tiana borders the following municipalities: Austis, Desulo, Ovodda, Sorgono, Teti, Tonara.

Geography[edit]

The village is located about 600 meters above sea level. The peaks which frame it exceed 1000 m in altitude and constitute the last outposts of the Gennargentu mountain range. The highest point of the territory is Bruncu Muncinale to 1267 meters above sea level. The village is surrounded by a charming verdant landscape, covered by a thick mantle of ilex and cork trees, chestnut and walnut trees. Tiana is included in the National Park of the Bay of Orosei and Gennargentu.

History[edit]

Tiana area has been settled since Neolithic times as evidenced by the presence of Domus de Janas in the Mancosu aerea, and some remains of Nuraghic settlements in Sa Piraera and Tudulo areas.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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