Province of Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy
Orani (Sardinian: Orane) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Nuoro in the Italian region of Sardinia, located about 110 kilometers (68 miles) north of Cagliari and about 15 kilometers (9 miles) south-west of Nuoro. As of December 31, 2004, Orani had a population of 3,113 and an area of 130.8 square kilometers (50.5 square miles).
Orani borders the following municipalities: Benetutti, Bolotana, Illorai, Mamoiada, Nuoro, Oniferi, Orotelli, Ottana, Sarule.
Personalities related to Orani
Mario Delitala (Orani 1887 - Sassari 1990), painter.
Costantino Nivola (Orani 1911 - Long Island 1988), artist.
Piero Borrotzu (Orani 1921 - Sesta Godano 1944), war hero.
Daniela Murru (Orani 1922), writer.
Salvatore Niffoi (Orani 1950), writer.
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