Comune di Dorgali

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Location of Dorgali in Sardinia

Coordinates: 40°18′N 9°35′E / 40.300°N 9.583°E / 40.300; 9.583
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Nuoro (NU)
Frazioni Cala Gonone
  Mayor Angelo Carta
  Total 224.83 km2 (86.81 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)[1]
  Total 8,549
  Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Dorgalesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08022
Dialing code 0784
Patron saint St. Catherine of Alexandria
Saint day November 25
Website Official website
Giants' grave of Sa Ena e Thomes.

Dorgali (Sardinian: Durgali) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 230 kilometres (140 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 38 kilometres (24 mi) east of Nuoro in the Seaside Supramonte mountain area.

Economy is mostly based on the vine and wine production and, in summertime, on tourism.

In one of the caves, Ispinigoli, the only known specimen of the extinct giant otter Megalenhydris was found.

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

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