Aritzo (Sardinian: Arìtzo) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Cagliari and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Nuoro.

Aritzo
Comune di Aritzo
Aritzo panorama.jpg
Location of Aritzo
Aritzo is located in Italy
Aritzo
Aritzo
Location of Aritzo in Sardinia
Aritzo is located in Sardinia
Aritzo
Aritzo
Aritzo (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°57′N 9°12′E / 39.950°N 9.200°E / 39.950; 9.200Coordinates: 39°57′N 9°12′E / 39.950°N 9.200°E / 39.950; 9.200
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
Province Nuoro (NU)
Government
 • MayorPaolo Fontana
Area
 • Total75.7 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Elevation
796 m (2,612 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[2]
 • Total1,290
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Aritzesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08031
Dialing code0784
WebsiteOfficial website

Aritzo borders the following municipalities: Arzana, Belvì, Desulo, Gadoni, Laconi, Meana Sardo, and Seulo.

A child wearing the traditional cloth from Aritzo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.