Villaputzu

Villaputzu (Campidanese: Bidda de Putzi or Biddeputzi) is a municipality in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region and island of Sardinia, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of the Sardinian capital Cagliari. It is located in a short plain at the mouth of the Flumendosa river, next to the Sarrabus hill.

Villaputzu

Biddeputzi  (Campidanese)
Comune di Villaputzu
Torre di Porto Corallo
Torre di Porto Corallo
Coat of arms of Villaputzu
Coat of arms
Location of Villaputzu
Villaputzu is located in Italy
Villaputzu
Villaputzu
Location of Villaputzu in Sardinia
Villaputzu is located in Sardinia
Villaputzu
Villaputzu
Villaputzu (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°26′N 9°35′E / 39.433°N 9.583°E / 39.433; 9.583Coordinates: 39°26′N 9°35′E / 39.433°N 9.583°E / 39.433; 9.583
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceSouth Sardinia
FrazioniPorto Corallo, Porto Tramatzu, Quirra, San Lorenzo, Santa Maria, Cala Murtas
Government
 • MayorSandro Porcu
Area
 • Total181.31 km2 (70.00 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (31 July 2015)[2]
 • Total4,782
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Villaputzesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09040
Dialing code070
Patron saintSt. George
WebsiteOfficial website

The village of Villaputzu is a part of the historic region of Sarrabus, whose municipalities are Villaputzu, Muravera, San Vito and Castiadas.

Villaputzu was the birthplace of launeddas instrumentist Efisio Melis.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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