Narcao (Narcau o Nuracau in Sardinian language) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Cagliari and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Carbonia.

Narcao
Narcau
Comune di Narcao
Panorama of Narcao
Panorama of Narcao
Coat of arms of Narcao
Location of Narcao
Narcao is located in Italy
Narcao
Narcao
Location of Narcao in Sardinia
Narcao is located in Sardinia
Narcao
Narcao
Narcao (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°10′N 8°41′E / 39.167°N 8.683°E / 39.167; 8.683
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceSouth Sardinia
FrazioniRiomurtas, Terraseo, Pesus, Is Meddas, Is Sais, Is Aios, Terrubia, Is Cherchis
Government
 • MayorDanilo Serra
Area
 • Total85.88 km2 (33.16 sq mi)
Elevation
127 m (417 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2020[1][2])[3]
 • Total3,158
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Narcaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09010
Dialing code0781
Patron saintSt. Nicholas
Saint day14 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Narcao borders the following municipalities: Carbonia, Iglesias, Nuxis, Perdaxius, Siliqua, Villamassargia, Villaperuccio.

In the frazione of Tarraseo there are remains of a Punic-Roman temple dedicated to the goddess Demetra.

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Demo-Geodemo. - Mappe, Popolazione, Statistiche Demografiche dell'ISTAT".
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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