Pula, Sardinia

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Pula
—  Comune  —
Comune di Pula
Pula, Sardinia is located in Italy
Pula
Location of Pula in Italy
Coordinates: 39°1′N 9°0′E / 39.017°N 9°E / 39.017; 9Coordinates: 39°1′N 9°0′E / 39.017°N 9°E / 39.017; 9
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceProvince of Cagliari (CA)
FrazioniS.Margherita di Pula
Area
 • Total138.7 km2 (53.6 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total6,937
 • DensityBad rounding here50/km2 (Bad rounding here130/sq mi)
DemonymPulesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code09010
Dialing code070
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Pula
—  Comune  —
Comune di Pula
Pula, Sardinia is located in Italy
Pula
Location of Pula in Italy
Coordinates: 39°1′N 9°0′E / 39.017°N 9°E / 39.017; 9Coordinates: 39°1′N 9°0′E / 39.017°N 9°E / 39.017; 9
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceProvince of Cagliari (CA)
FrazioniS.Margherita di Pula
Area
 • Total138.7 km2 (53.6 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total6,937
 • DensityBad rounding here50/km2 (Bad rounding here130/sq mi)
DemonymPulesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code09010
Dialing code070
WebsiteOfficial website

Pula (Latin: Nora[1]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 25 km southwest of Cagliari. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 6,937 and an area of 138.7 km².[2]

The municipality of Pula contains the frazione (subdivision) S.Margherita di Pula.

Pula borders the following municipalities: Domus de Maria, Sarroch, Teulada, Villa San Pietro.   Pula is a popular holiday resort with many famous hotels and beaches. The most popular month is August. Pula is also a centre of education with the Alberghiera School and the Wiseword English School, a Trinity Centre for international qualifications.

The Nora archaeological site is a pre-Roman village on which the Romans later built. The theatre and the thermal baths are still in good condition.

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References

  1. ^ Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), Map 48.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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