Villaputzu

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Villaputzu
—  Comune  —
Comune di Villaputzu

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Villaputzu is located in Italy
Villaputzu
Location of Villaputzu in Italy
Coordinates: 39°26′N 9°35′E / 39.433°N 9.583°E / 39.433; 9.583Coordinates: 39°26′N 9°35′E / 39.433°N 9.583°E / 39.433; 9.583
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceCagliari (CA)
FrazioniQuirra
Area
 • Total181.6 km2 (70.1 sq mi)
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total4,983
 • DensityBad rounding here27/km2 (Bad rounding here71/sq mi)
DemonymVillaputzesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code09040
Dialing code070
Patron saintSt. George
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Villaputzu
—  Comune  —
Comune di Villaputzu

Coat of arms
Villaputzu is located in Italy
Villaputzu
Location of Villaputzu in Italy
Coordinates: 39°26′N 9°35′E / 39.433°N 9.583°E / 39.433; 9.583Coordinates: 39°26′N 9°35′E / 39.433°N 9.583°E / 39.433; 9.583
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceCagliari (CA)
FrazioniQuirra
Area
 • Total181.6 km2 (70.1 sq mi)
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total4,983
 • DensityBad rounding here27/km2 (Bad rounding here71/sq mi)
DemonymVillaputzesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code09040
Dialing code070
Patron saintSt. George
WebsiteOfficial website

Villaputzu (Biddeputzi in the Sardinian language) is a municipality in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region and island of Sardinia, located about 45 km northeast of the Sardinian capital Cagliari. It is located in a short plain created by the Flumendosa river's mouth, next to the Sarrabus hill.

The village of Villaputzu is a part of the historic region of Sarrabus, whose municipalities are Villaputzu, Muravera, San Vito and Castiadas.

Villaputzu and the Sarrabus in general are very popular as the birthplace of the most famous masters of launeddas musical instrument.

Demographic evolution

References

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

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