Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Italy - Sardinia - Pula

Roman Theater.

Sent by Giulia, a postcrosser from Italy.

This is from Wikipedia : Pula (Latin: Nora) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 25 km southwest of Cagliari. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 6,937 and an area of 138.7 km².

The municipality of Pula contains the frazione (subdivision) S.Margherita di Pula.

Pula borders the following municipalities: Domus de Maria, Sarroch, Teulada, Villa San Pietro. Pula is a popular holiday resort with many famous hotels and beaches. The most popular month is August. Pula is also a centre of education with the Alberghiera School and the Wiseword English School, a Trinity Centre for international qualifications.

The Nora archaeological site is a pre-Roman village on which the Romans later built. The theatre and the thermal baths are still in good condition.

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