Tratalias

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Tratalias
Comune
Comune di Tratalias
Cathedral of Santa Maria di Monserrato
Cathedral of Santa Maria di Monserrato
Coat of arms of Tratalias
Coat of arms
Tratalias is located in Sardinia
Tratalias
Tratalias
Location of Tratalias in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°6′N 8°35′E / 39.100°N 8.583°E / 39.100; 8.583
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city South Sardinia
Government
 • Mayor Marco Piras
Area
 • Total 31.0 km2 (12.0 sq mi)
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total 1,102
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09010
Dialing code 0781

Tratalias is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Island of Sardinia, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Cagliari and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) southeast of Carbonia.

Tratalias borders the following municipalities: Carbonia, Giba, Perdaxius, Piscinas, San Giovanni Suergiu, Villaperuccio. The former cathedral of Santa Maria di Monserrato is an example of Sardinian Romanesque architecture. Built in 1213–82, it has a façade with two rows of Lombard bands and a rose window. The interior has a rectangular plan with a nave and two aisles, and a semicircular apse.

References[edit]

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