Comune di Triei

Panorama of Triei

Coat of arms

Location of Triei in Sardinia

Coordinates: 40°2′N 9°38′E / 40.033°N 9.633°E / 40.033; 9.633Coordinates: 40°2′N 9°38′E / 40.033°N 9.633°E / 40.033; 9.633
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Nuoro (NU)
Frazioni Ardali
  Total 28.5 km2 (11.0 sq mi)
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
  Total 1,148
  Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08040
Dialing code 0782
Patron saint Sts. Cosmas and Damian

Triei is a comune (municipality) of about 1,000 inhabitants in the province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) north of Tortolì.

Triei borders the following municipalities: Baunei, Lotzorai, Talana, Urzulei.


The name "Triei" appears for the first time in a 1316 document, when it was part of the Giudicato of Cagliari. Later it was part of the Giudicato of Gallura, and then was under Pisa, the Aragonese (1323), Spain (1479), Austria (1708) and Piedmont (1720).

In the Osono plateau existed once the village of Osono, known in 1217.

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Demographic evolution


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

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