Tiana, Sardinia

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).[3]

Tiana
Tìana
Comune di Tiana
Location of Tiana
Tiana is located in Italy
Tiana
Tiana
Location of Tiana in Sardinia
Tiana is located in Sardinia
Tiana
Tiana
Tiana (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
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceProvince of Nuoro (NU)
Area
 • Total19.3 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total547
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08020
Dialing code0784

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

GeographyEdit

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.

HistoryEdit

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 evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.