Comune di Orotelli

Location of Orotelli in Sardinia

Coordinates: 40°18′N 9°7′E / 40.300°N 9.117°E / 40.300; 9.117Coordinates: 40°18′N 9°7′E / 40.300°N 9.117°E / 40.300; 9.117
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Nuoro (NU)
  Total 61.2 km2 (23.6 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 2,282
  Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08020
Dialing code 0784

Orotelli (Sardinian: Oroteddi) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) north of Cagliari and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Nuoro. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,282 and an area of 61.2 square kilometres (23.6 sq mi).[1] The town is known for its traditional carnival costumes, including distinctive masks worn by the Thurpos.

Orotelli borders the following municipalities: Bono, Bottidda, Illorai, Oniferi, Orani.

Demographic evolution

Church of San Giovanni


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