Tiana

Province of Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy

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About Tiana

Tiana, T├Čana in Sardinian language, is a town (comune) in the province of Nuoro in the Italian region of Sardinia, located in a valley on the slopes of Mount Gennargentu in the Ollolai Barbagia, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) north of Cagliari and around 50 kilometers (31 miles) southwest of Nuoro. As of December 31, 2004, it had a population of 547 and an area of 19.3 square kilometers (7.5 square miles).

Tiana borders the following municipalities: Austis, Desulo, Ovodda, Sorgono, Teti, Tonara.

Geography

The village is located about 600 meters above sea level. The peaks that frame it exceed 1000 meters above sea level and constitute the last outposts of the Gennargentu mountain range. The highest point in the area is Bruncu Muncinale at 1267 meters above sea level.

The village is surrounded by an enchanting verdant landscape, covered by a thick mantle of holm oak and cork, chestnut and walnut trees.

Tiana is included in the Orosei and Gennargentu Bay National Park.

History

The Tiana area has been colonized since the Neolithic period, as evidenced by the presence of the Domus de Janas in the Mancosu area, and some remains of nuragic settlements in the areas of Sa Piraera and Tudulo.

Demographic evolution

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