This article is about the Italian comune. For the South African village, see Talana, KwaZulu-Natal.
Comune di Talana

Coat of arms

Location of Talana in Sardinia

Coordinates: IT 40°02′N 09°30′E / 40.033°N 9.500°E / 40.033; 9.500Coordinates: IT 40°02′N 09°30′E / 40.033°N 9.500°E / 40.033; 9.500
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Nuoro (NU)
  Total 117.92 km2 (45.53 sq mi)
Elevation 682 m (2,238 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
  Total 1,129
  Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Talanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08040
Dialing code 0782
Patron saint St. Martha
Saint day July 29

Talana is a town and comune in the province of Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy. The town is located above a valley, at an elevation of almost 700 metres (2,300 ft). The area has been occupied since the Bronze Age, with many nuraghes nearby. It was part of the Giudicato of Cagliari in medieval times. There is a hotel and several bed and breakfasts in the town.[1]


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  1. Sardegna Turismo page on Talana

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