|Comune di Lotzorai|
Location of Lotzorai in Sardinia
|Coordinates: 39°58′N 9°40′E / 39.967°N 9.667°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Nuoro (NU)|
|Frazioni||Tancau sul Mare|
|• Mayor||Antonello Rubiu|
|• Total||16.8 km2 (6.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||11 m (36 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2011)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Lotzorai is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) northeast of Tortolì.
The town's economy is based on agriculture and tourism. Lotzorai's territory is home to several walks, including those to Cala Goloritzè and the Gole su Gorroppu Lotzorai, while the Selvaggio Blu starts 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Lotzorai in Santa Maria Navarrese. Other sights include a pre-Nuragic necropolis with thirteen Domus de Janas, the Medusa Castle (a medieval fortress built over a pre-existing Phoenician structure, now in ruins) and other pre-Nuragic and Nuragic excavations.
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