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Tempio Pausania

Tempio Pausania (loc. Tempiu in gallurese), a town of est. 15,000 inh. in northern Sardinia, (Italy), in the Gallura region.

Soon to become an administrative capital (together with Olbia) of the new province of Olbia-Tempio.

Cultural and delegated administrative centre of the Gallura sub-region, Tempio has an ancient history and is the centre of one of the two main areas that remained safe from Phoenician colonisation. Typical granite-stone architecture of the historical centre presents many similarities with southern Corsican towns.

Tempio Pausania has national roads with Sassari (SS 672), Olbia (SS127) and Palau (SS133). Railway station.