Ozieri

Ozieri
—  Comune  —
Città di Ozieri
The Cathedral of Ozieri.

Coat of arms
Ozieri is located in Italy
Ozieri
Location of Ozieri in Italy
Coordinates: 40°35′N 9°00′E / 40.583°N 9°E / 40.583; 9Coordinates: 40°35′N 9°00′E / 40.583°N 9°E / 40.583; 9
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Sassari (SS)
Frazioni Chilivani, San Nicola
Government
 - Mayor Leonardo Ladu
Area
 - Total 252.45 km2 (97.5 sq mi)
Elevation 490 m (1,608 ft)
Population (31 March 2008)
 - Total 11,031
 - Density 43.7/km2 (113.2/sq mi)
Demonym Ozieresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07014
Dialing code 079
Patron saint Sant'Antioco
Saint day November, 13
Website Official website

Ozieri (Sardinian: Othieri) is a town and comune of approximatively 11,000 inhabitants in the province of Sassari, northern Sardinia (Italy), in the Logudoro historical region. Ozieri is the centre of the earliest known archaeological culture on Sardinia (known as Ozieri Culture).

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Main sights

  • Grotte di San Michele (3500-2700 BC)
  • Pont'ezzu, a Roman bridge, dating to the 2nd century AD and restored in the 3rd-4th century AD. It has 6 arcades for a total length of 87,50 meters
  • Basilica of Sant'Antioco di Bisarcio, one of the largest Romanesque churches in Sardinia.
  • Cathedral of the Immacolata, known from the 15th century. It was restored from 1550 to 1571. It has a nave and two aisles. It houses a poloptych of the Madonna di Loreto (16th century), work of a local master.

Ozieri gives its name to the Ozieri culture, a prehistoric civilization whose first findings were excavated in the nearby grotto of San Michele starting from 1914.

Transportation

Ozieri can be reached from Sassari through the SS.597 National road, and by Olbia (SS.199).

The city has a railways station located in the frazione of Chilivani (lines to Olbia, Porto Torres and Cagliari).

People

References

  • [1] Diocese of Ozieri at catholic-hierarchy.org




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