Tempio PausaniaTempio Pausania
), a town of est. 15,000 inh. in northern Sardinia
), in the Gallura
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.