Comune di Arzana

Location of Arzana in Sardinia

Coordinates: 39°55′N 9°32′E / 39.917°N 9.533°E / 39.917; 9.533Coordinates: 39°55′N 9°32′E / 39.917°N 9.533°E / 39.917; 9.533
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Nuoro (NU)
  Total 162.5 km2 (62.7 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 2,660
  Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Arzanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08040
Dialing code 0782

Arzana, Àrtzana in sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Tortolì. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,660 and an area of 162.5 square kilometres (62.7 sq mi).[1]

Arzana borders the following municipalities: Aritzo, Desulo, Elini, Gairo, Ilbono, Jerzu, Lanusei, Seui, Seulo, Tortolì, Villagrande Strisaili, Villaputzu.


Arzana is located about 670 metres (2,200 ft) above sea level. In the town of Arzana stands Punta la Marmora, the highest peak in Sardinia.

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  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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