Comune di Urzulei

Location of Urzulei in Sardinia

Coordinates: 40°6′N 9°30′E / 40.100°N 9.500°E / 40.100; 9.500Coordinates: 40°6′N 9°30′E / 40.100°N 9.500°E / 40.100; 9.500
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Nuoro (NU)
Frazioni Silana
  Total 130.0 km2 (50.2 sq mi)
Elevation 511 m (1,677 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 1,412
  Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Urzuleini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08040
Dialing code 0782
Website Official website

Urzulei (Orthullè in Sardinian language) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Cagliari and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Tortolì. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,412 and an area of 130.0 square kilometres (50.2 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Urzulei contains the frazione (subdivision) Silana.

Urzulei borders the following municipalities: Baunei, Dorgali, Orgosolo, Talana, Triei.

Demographic evolution


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