Valledoria

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Valledoria

Codaruina
Comune di Valledoria
Panorama
Panorama
Coat of arms of Valledoria
Coat of arms
Location of Valledoria
Valledoria is located in Italy
Valledoria
Valledoria
Location of Valledoria in Sardinia
Valledoria is located in Sardinia
Valledoria
Valledoria
Valledoria (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 40°56′N 08°49′E / 40.933°N 8.817°E / 40.933; 8.817
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceSassari (SS)
FrazioniLa Ciaccia, La Muddizza
Government
 • MayorPaolo Spezziga
Area
 • Total24.45 km2 (9.44 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[2]
 • Total4,319
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Valledoriani or Codaruinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
07039
Dialing code079
WebsiteOfficial website

Valledoria (Gallurese: Codaruìna, Sardinian: Codaruìna, Sassarese: Codaruìna) is a town and comune in the province of Sassari situated at the center of the Gulf of Asinara, near the mouth of the Coghinas river.

History[edit]

Valledoria was part of the giudicato of Torres, and was later acquired by the Genoese family of Doria. After the Aragonese conquest of Sardinia, the area was struck by plague which highly depopulated it.

A demographic rise occurred in the early 19th century, when new settlers coming from Aggius and Tempio Pausania created Codaruina. In 1960 the latter became an autonomous commune with the name of Valledoria. In 1983 the frazione of Santa Maria Coghinas became an independent commune.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.