Tempio Pausania

Tempio Pausania
Città di Tempio Pausania

Tempio Pausania

Coat of arms
Tempio Pausania

Location of Tempio Pausania in Sardinia

Coordinates: 40°54′N 09°06′E / 40.900°N 9.100°E / 40.900; 9.100
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Sassari (SS)
Frazioni Bassacutena, Nuchis, San Pasquale
  Mayor Andrea Biancareddu (Democratic Party)
  Total 213.69 km2 (82.51 sq mi)
Elevation 566 m (1,857 ft)
Population (30 November 2014)
  Total 14,344
  Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tempiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07029
Dialing code 079
Patron saint St. Paul of Thebes
Saint day August 30
Website Official website

Tempio Pausania [ˈtɛmpjo pauˈzaːnja]  listen  (Gallurese: Tèmpiu) is a town of about 14,000 inhabitants in the Gallura region of northern Sardinia, Italy, the administrative capital (together with Olbia) of the province of Sassari.


Town Hall in Piazza Gallura.

Cultural and delegated administrative centre of the Gallura sub-region, Tempio has an ancient history. Typical granite-stone architecture of the historical centre presents many similarities with southern Corsican towns.

Main sights

Folk costume of Tempio
Saint Peter Cathedral.


Railway station

Tempio Pausania has national roads with Sassari (SS 672), Olbia (SS127) and Palau (SS133). Railway station.

See also

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