Comune di Jerzu

Location of Jerzu in Sardinia

Coordinates: 39°47′N 9°31′E / 39.783°N 9.517°E / 39.783; 9.517Coordinates: 39°47′N 9°31′E / 39.783°N 9.517°E / 39.783; 9.517
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Nuoro (NU)
  Total 102.5 km2 (39.6 sq mi)
Elevation 470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 3,287
  Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Jerzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08044
Dialing code 0782

Jerzu, Iertzu in sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Tortolì. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,287 and an area of 102.5 square kilometres (39.6 sq mi).[1] Jerzu is known for the production of a particular type of wine, called Cannonau di Jerzu.

Jerzu borders the following municipalities: Arzana, Cardedu, Gairo, Lanusei, Osini, Tertenia, Ulassai, Villaputzu.

Demographic evolution


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