Oristano Destination Guide
Delve into Oristano in Italy!
Oristano in the region of Sardinia with it's 31,169 residents is a city in Italy - some 245 mi (or 395 km) South-West of Rome, the country's capital.
Current time in Oristano is now 05:52 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Rome" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tunis, Zerfaliu, Zeddiani, Villacidro, Terralba or Alghero. While being here, make sure to check out Solanas, Siamaggiore, Santa Giusta, Palmas Arborea, Oristano and Cabras as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Province of Oristano
Oristano (Italian: Provincia di Oristano, Sardinian: Provìntzia de Aristanis) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sardinia in Italy. Its capital is the city of Oristano. It occupies roughly the same area as the medieval Giudicato of Arborea. It has an area of 3,040 km², and a total population of 167,971 (2001). There are 88 municipalities in the province http://www. upinet. it/indicatore. asp?id_statistiche=6). As of June 2005, the main communes by population are:
Located at 39.9, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Santa Giusta Cathedral
Santa Giusta Cathedral is the former cathedral of the abolished Diocese of Santa Giusta, in Santa Giusta, province of Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. It is now a minor basilica. The dedication is to Saint Justa of Cagliari who, according to the tradition, was martyred here at the time of the Roman emperor Diocletian, with her companions Saints Justina and Aenidina. Almost entirely built in sandstone, it is considered one of the most important examples of Sardinian Romanesque architecture.
Located at 39.9, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
The Tirso is a 152 km Italian river, the most important of the island Sardinia. It rises from the plateau of Buddusò, on the slopes of the Punta Pianedda at an elevation of 985 m and crosses the island from east to west, entering the sea in the Gulf of Oristano.
Located at 39.9, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
For the ancient city in Crete, see Tarra, Crete. Tharros was an ancient city on the west coast of Sardinia, Italy, and is currently an archaeological site near the village of San Giovanni di Sinis, municipality of Cabras, in the Province of Oristano. It is located on the southern shores of the Sinis peninsula, that forms the northern cape of the Bay of Oristano, the cape of San Marco.
Located at 39.9, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Battle of Cornus
The Battle of Cornus, or Caralis took place when a Carthaginian army sailed to Sardinia in support of a Sardinian revolt against Roman rule. The army, led by Hasdrubal the Bald, fought a similar size Roman army under Praetor Titus Manlius Torquatus in the Fall of 215 BC somewhere between Cornus and Caralis. The Romans destroyed the Carthaginian army and then scattered their fleet in a sea battle south of Sardinia.
Located at 39.9, 8.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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