Comune di Osilo

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Location of Osilo in Sardinia

Coordinates: 40°44′N 8°40′E / 40.733°N 8.667°E / 40.733; 8.667
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Sassari (SS)
Frazioni Santa Vittoria, San Lorenzo
  Mayor Giovanni Manca
  Total 98.3 km2 (38.0 sq mi)
Elevation 672 m (2,205 ft)
Population (31 December 2008[1])
  Total 3,317
  Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Osilesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07033
Dialing code 079

Osilo (Sardinian: Osile) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) north of Cagliari and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) east of Sassari. It is part of the Anglona traditional region. The municipality of Osilo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Santa Vittoria and San Lorenzo.

Osilo borders the following municipalities: Cargeghe, Codrongianos, Muros, Nulvi, Ploaghe, Sassari, Sennori, Tergu.

Economy is mostly based on agriculture and animal husbandry, especially of sheep. It is the production center of the Osilo pecorino cheese. Sights include a castle and several churches.


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